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Health insurance advocates accept Md. session’s small steps (access required)

A week after President Donald Trump reasserted his desire to see the Affordable Care Act go away, Maryland lawmakers have passed or are poised to pass legislation designed to protect the landmark health law.  In theory. The reality is that ...

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Mandate, consumer protection provisions stripped from Md. health insurance bills (access required)

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 ...

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Md. lawmakers to weigh mandate, drug prices in 2019 (access required)

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 ...

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Legislators to try for Maryland insurance mandate again next year (access required)

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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Md. to consider health insurance market’s present, future (access required)

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 ...

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Down payment option proposed to replace individual mandate in Md. (access required)

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 ...

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