| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Co., a presence in Baltimore since its founding 54 years ago, will move its headquarters to Des Moines, Iowa — another disappointing loss of corporate clout for the city.
The life insurance and annuity company,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:39 PM
About 73,000 policy holders around the state will lose their insurance in coming months because nine insurance companies are dropping some health plans that were not grandfathered under the Affordable Care Act, the Maryland Insurance Administration...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Even as work continues to mend the state's health exchange, enrollment of uninsured Marylanders is going more smoothly and a marketing push is set to get underway, users and state officials said Wednesday.
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday that he...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Howard County Department of Citizen Services is warning Medicare recipients and residents who qualify for health coverage through the new health care exchanges of misleading and possible illegal offers of help, according to a county government news...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Kenny Tate couldn't have known how fleeting it would be -- those heady weeks after his junior season of 2010 when the NFL beckoned and he made a fateful decision to postpone the career he long imagined and return to Maryland.
It didn't surprise...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:09 PM
There is a certain irony that public institutions with "community" in their very name are taking steps that, at least at first glance, seem unhelpful to the broader society. Maryland's community colleges are now in the process of limiting the work hours...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Here's the latest attack on health care reform in a nutshell: In recent weeks, health insurance companies are sending out hundreds of thousands of letters of policy cancellation. Isn't that a direct contradiction to President Barack Obama's repeated...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Four weeks since it began selling health insurance on the state's new marketplace for the uninsured, Evergreen Health Cooperative Inc. has signed up only five people.
That's a long way from the nonprofit health insurance provider's first-year goal of 15,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Hurricane Sandy blew the waters of the Little Annemessex River into living rooms across the Somerset County town of Crisfield one year ago, displacing hundreds of families, some still homeless a year later.
Their numbers began to shrink Monday when...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Recently, the Maryland Health Connection — the online health insurance marketplace created under the Affordable Care Act — announced premiums as low as $114 a month for a bronze plan for a 20 year old and $260 for a silver plan for a 50-...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:24 PM
The Maryland Health Connection "Outreach and Enrollment Tour" came to Harford County Thursday afternoon as part of the rollout of the Maryland portion of the federal law known as Obamacare.
In conjunction with SEEDCO, the Harford Community Action...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
More than half of America's 48 million people without health insurance are expected to get coverage as a result of the Affordable Care Act, most of them through the new health insurance exchanges that opened on Oct. 1. That will bring a significant...