Multiple pieces of health care legislation are moving forward in the Maryland House of Delegates, but they have been amended to exclude some of their key elements. Bills originally drafted to put the Affordable Care Act’s consumer protections into state ...Read More »
A health insurance mandate aimed at drawing more people into Maryland’s insurance market could help reduce premiums and make insurance more affordable, supporters said Thursday. Legislation to create a penalty for people who do not have health insurance was heard ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers want to ensure the patient protections in the Affordable Care Act continue in the state, even if a ruling by a federal judge throwing out the health care law stands. The legislation would codify into state ...Read More »
Maryland legislators in the 2019 General Assembly session will consider several measures aimed at reducing health care costs and protecting the Affordable Care Act in Maryland, but it appears unlikely they will focus on a long-term plan to stabilize the ...Read More »
Maryland lawmakers plan to introduce legislation again next year that would create a state-level individual mandate, a potential long-term fix for Maryland’s individual insurance market. Under the proposal, funds raised by the individual mandate, a tax on people without health ...
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A busy week is in store for health policy in Maryland as regulators, advocates, consumers and insurers consider the present and future of the state’s individual market. Monday, the Maryland Insurance Administration will hear from insurers and the public as ...Read More »
Maryland Democratic state legislators released the first piece of their plan to combat moves President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have made over the past year to undermine the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Brian Feldman and Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk will ...Read More »