| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Nearly three months after the Maryland health exchange decided to ditch its online marketplace for a new website, the exchange board has hired a small Greenbelt firm to check its work.
The board voted Tuesday to award Angarai International Inc., a...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Pregnant and about to lose her health insurance, Genevieve Acker was eager to buy new coverage on the Maryland health exchange.
But seven weeks after she picked plans on the Maryland Health Connection, she remained without insurance cards for herself,...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Maryland will not need to ask the federal government for additional grant money to build a new health exchange that will replace the faulty one the state was forced to scrap.
Health Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein, also chair of the board that oversees...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:14 PM
A top executive with the company Maryland hired to build its health exchange website — and later dumped — has been terminated on the heels of heavy financial losses.
Paul von Ebers, president and CEO at Noridian Mutual Insurance Co., was let...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Monday marks the end of a six-month enrollment push for Maryland's troubled health exchange, and despite a surge in the past week, it is unclear whether the state can overcome technical problems that have persisted since the Oct. 1 debut and meet its...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:02 PM
As consumers rushed to sign up for insurance on the last day of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act, Maryland's health exchange website slowed to a crawl and all circuits were busy at the call center.
That worsened a bottleneck of consumers...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The board overseeing Maryland's health exchange voted unanimously Tuesday evening to scrap its dysfunctional website and adopt software developed by Deloitte Consulting and used by the more successful health exchange in Connecticut.
The software is...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Maryland's top health official told a congressional panel in Washington on Thursday that IT contractors were to blame for the state's troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act and suggested that the state may reimburse the federal government if it can...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:01 PM
A surge of nearly 50,000 Marylanders obtained health coverage through the state's insurance exchange during the final two weeks of enrollment despite continued technical difficulties.
The website, which allowed users to sign up for private plans and...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:05 PM
As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange — switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology — lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Almost 18,680 people asked for more time to sign up for insurance through the state's health exchange because they had trouble with the website during open enrollment, but exchange officials said Tuesday that many have already had their issues addressed....
| Feb 2, 2014
Date: Dec. 7
Her story: Lauren Fischer, 27, grew up in Perry Hall. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2008, she moved to Alexandria, Va., for a marketing job with O'Keefe & Company, a technology public relations firm. She now works in marketing...