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Study: Medicaid gives more in rural Md. access to health insurance

As President Donald Trump and his administration look to repeal the Affordable Care Act and make deep cuts to Medicaid, a new study showed evidence that Medicaid expansion has decreased the number of uninsured in rural areas of the country. ...

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More Marylanders enroll in Health Exchange as repeal looms

ANNAPOLIS — Enrollment in the Maryland Health Exchange thus far has been climbing at faster rates than in previous years, while President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress have taken their first steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act. As ...

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Hundreds of Md. employers facing health insurance changes in 2016

Maryland officials have set next year’s premium rates for individual and small-group market health insurance plans, but 2016 will also bring rate changes for hundreds of large employers, officials said. That’s because the threshold for small-group coverage will change from ...

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Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation’s largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients. In just three weeks, starting with Aetna’s $35 billion ...

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Consumers drawn to low prices of temporary health plans

Worried about going without health coverage, musician Tom Miller bought a nine-month insurance policy in January to tide himself over while he rebuilt his business after a divorce and moved from Maryland to North Carolina. At $90 a month, it ...

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