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Md. officials say they are ready for health care

Maryland health officials on Monday expressed confidence the state was ready to open its new health insurance marketplace and address problems that could arise with the large undertaking. Becca Pearce, executive director of Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, said that while ...

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Md. approves policies, rates for health exchange

Thirteen carriers have been approved to sell health benefit plans to small businesses through the new exchange, state health officials said Tuesday. The Maryland Insurance Administration also said it had approved premium rates on Tuesday for the plans to be ...

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Newly insured will pay a premium in health premiums

Some Marylanders seeking to buy new health insurance on the state exchange for next year can expect to pay higher premiums for those plans than the current rates for similar plans. However, premiums will be lower than what insurance companies had proposed, some by as much as 33 percent.

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Md. health exchange process moves forward

The Maryland Insurance Administration has posted to its website summary documents from the rate filings of 12 health insurance companies for products they plan to sell through Maryland Health Connection, the new health insurance marketplace scheduled to open in October.

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A look at bills passed by the Md. General Assembly

ANNAPOLIS — A glance at some measures approved by the Maryland General Assembly so far: SEPTIC SYSTEM LIMITATIONS The legislature passed a watered-down version of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to limit where new residential septic systems can be located, especially ...

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General Assembly passes health exchange bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly has finished work on legislation to create the framework for a public marketplace to provide health care to the uninsured. The state Senate gave final approval to the bill Thursday, sending it to Gov. ...

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Maryland gets $27M federal grant for health exchange

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland has received a $27 million federal grant to fund the state’s health benefit exchange. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday. The exchange will be an ...

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