| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Seems like a lot of cover-your-butt emails were involved in the launch of Maryland's version of Obamacare's health insurance exchange. I wonder if that old, time-tested method of solving problems was ever used — at any time, did anyone actually talk...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 1:59 PM
President Barack Obama will travel to Prince George's County on Thursday to discuss health care days before health insurance exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act will open for business, a White House official said Saturday.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Sun's recent coverage of the House Republicans' campaign against Obamacare ("House GOP: Defund health law or shutter government," Sept. 19) offers a good example of Congressional Republican hypocrisy. In the article, Rep. Marlin Stutzman of Indiana is...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:17 PM
IWIF is changing its name and corporate structure on Oct. 1, the workers' compensation insurer said Tuesday.
The state's largest workers' compensation provider will become Chesapeake Employers' Insurance Co. and stop operating as an independent state...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The way Maryland hospitals do business would be overhauled under a plan released Friday by state health officials.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's plan would tie hospital spending to the state economy and virtually eliminate a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:11 PM
As this goes to press, it's not yet clear whether House Republicans will force the federal government into a shutdown as part of their misguided efforts to delay the further implementation of health care reform. The GOP's tea party caucus has shown such...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Beginning today, millions of Americans — and hundreds of thousands of Marylanders — who could not afford health insurance, or didn't have access to it, will finally be able to sign up for coverage through health marketplaces like the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
As of Tuesday, thousands of residents will be able to log onto the state's health care exchange, the Maryland Health Connection, to browse for medical insurance and even buy a policy.
The exchange and others like it across the country are considered key...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Young people often criticized as whiny, entitled and irresponsible, may now have the most clout in one of the biggest overhauls of the country's health system ever.
Enrollment in President Barack Obama's landmark health reform plan began this week and...
| Oct 3, 2013
Tony Hausner searched on Google Tuesday for the Maryland Health Connection, the state's new online insurance marketplace, and was pleased that he was able to access the site that had crashed earlier in the day.
But Hausner of Silver Spring...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Furloughed federal workers have filed more than 16,000 unemployment insurance applications — more than four times the number typically received from that sector in a year.
While idled federal workers are eligible to collect unemployment benefits,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Entering the foyer of Irv and Sharon Caplan's rambling rancher-style home just outside Stevenson in Baltimore, a visitor would never know.
"What you're walking into is where a tree fell through the house," said Sharon Caplan.
The initial horror at...