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Dec 10, 2014

Md. health exchange looks for more repeat customers

State officials say only about a quarter of those people who have to renew their health insurance plans have actually done so.

Dec 5, 2014

Enrollment nears 52K on Maryland health exchange

As of Thursday, 51,796 Marylanders had enrolled in health insurance via the state’s exchange since Nov. 15.

Dec 4, 2014 average premiums going up in 2015

Many customers will face higher costs next year, the Obama administration acknowledged Thursday in a report that shows average premiums rising modestly.

Nov 26, 2014

Westfield malls to host health benefit enrollment stations

(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.

Martin O'Malley-Joshua Sharfstein-Carolyn Quattrocki
Nov 25, 2014

Health exchange enrollment nears 26K

Since open enrollment on the state health exchange began earlier this month, 25,780 Marylanders have enrolled in health coverage, state officials said Tuesday.

Nov 25, 2014

Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

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.

Nov 20, 2014

Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny

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.

Nov 20, 2014

Polls: Employers still prioritize health coverage

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.

Martin O'Malley-Joshua Sharfstein-Carolyn Quattrocki
Nov 19, 2014

About 4,000 Marylanders enroll in health coverage

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.

Nov 18, 2014

Maryland health exchange opens early

Maryland’s health exchange is now open to the public – a day earlier than planned.

Nov 13, 2014

Health exchange to assess ‘value-based insurance’

State officials are weighing requiring some plans on the health exchange to encourage “high-value” medical services and to discourage “low-value” services.

Nov 13, 2014

Less angst over health care at small businesses

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.

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