State officials say only about a quarter of those people who have to renew their health insurance plans have actually done so.
As of Thursday, 51,796 Marylanders had enrolled in health insurance via the state’s exchange since Nov. 15.
Many HealthCare.gov customers will face higher costs next year, the Obama administration acknowledged Thursday in a report that shows average premiums rising modestly.
(AP) The federal Department of Health and Human Services announced a partnership with Westfield Shopping Centers for setting up health insurance enrollment stations at malls in Maryland and six other states — Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, Connecticut, New York and Washington state. Westfield has malls in Annapolis, Bethesda and Wheaton.
Since open enrollment on the state health exchange began earlier this month, 25,780 Marylanders have enrolled in health coverage, state officials said Tuesday.
Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.
Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.
Employers squeezed by years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul are still making employee health insurance a priority, but that coverage may grow skimpier in the coming years.
As of Wednesday at 3 p.m., about 4,000 Marylanders had completed an enrollment application for insurance through the state’s health exchange since Saturday.
Maryland’s health exchange is now open to the public – a day earlier than planned.
State officials are weighing requiring some plans on the health exchange to encourage “high-value” medical services and to discourage “low-value” services.
Early enrollment for the health overhaul's small business insurance exchanges fell far short of the 2 million workers who were expected to sign up this year. The shortfall calls into question the future of the exchanges as they begin accepting enrollment for 2015.