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Tag Archives: health insurance

Employer health plan costs and employee cost sharing both rising

The cost of employer-sponsored health insurance has continued its steady rise, but there also has been a steady increase in worker cost-sharing, including through greater adaptation of deductibles, the 20th annual Kaiser Family Foundation Employer Health Benefits Survey found. The ...

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Expect sticker shock for Md. individual market premium requests

Despite the expectation of a reinsurance program for 2019, Maryland’s individual market health insurers will likely file for significant premium increases when their annual rate requests are released next week. The insurers will not consider the state’s pending reinsurance waiver ...

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Md. leaders ask Congress to help stabilize insurance market

Maryland’s leaders are asking the state’s congressional delegation to help find solutions to stabilize the individual health insurance market. In a letter, Gov. Larry Hogan, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House Speaker Michael E. Busch asked Congress ...

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Trump’s health care order faces a rocky road in Maryland

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday that he hopes leads to lower health insurance premiums, but Maryland’s top insurance regulator is questioning whether the order would work in this state. The thrust of Trump’s order instructs the Department of ...

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Difficult health care choices may be on horizon for Md.

Maryland could have to decide between cutting coverage or spending a lot more money to fund health care if the U.S. Senate Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act were to become law. The Better Care Reconciliation Act unveiled Thursday would ...

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