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Md. insurers in individual marketplace seek 11.2% rate hike

All the carriers selling health insurance on Maryland’s individual marketplace have proposed premium rate increases this year, a result of COVID-19’s impact on health care claim costs. CareFirst BlueChoice, the largest provider on Maryland’s individual market, with 149,043 members in ...

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Justices will hear appeal of abortion rule Baltimore challenged

Over Baltimore’s objection, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider the legality of a federal rule barring taxpayer-funded pregnancy clinics from referring women for abortions. In a brief order, the justices said they will review a 4th U.S. ...

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Justices reject Baltimore’s Biden-based bid for delay in abortion appeal

Citing Joe Biden’s presidential election victory, counsel for Baltimore this month urged the U.S. Supreme Court in vain to extend until after Inauguration Day the city’s deadline for responding to President Donald Trump’s request that the justices review and reinstate ...

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Trump administration seeks reinstatement of abortion rule after Baltimore victory

Seeking to overturn a legal victory for Baltimore, the Trump administration on Wednesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and reinstate a federal rule that bars taxpayer-funded pregnancy clinics from referring women for abortions. In papers filed with the ...

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Commission: Md. ACA protections could cost billions

Backing up the Affordable Care Act’s provisions in state law could have significant budget implications if the Supreme Court were to invalidate the entire federal law, but the Maryland General Assembly appears poised to push forward with enshrining those protections. ...

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