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  • Md. votes to adopt health exchange software used in Connecticut

    Md. votes to adopt health exchange software used in Connecticut
    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...
  • Hunt Valley's PSA acquires risk management firm Councill

    Hunt Valley's PSA acquires risk management firm Councill
    PSA Insurance & Financial Services announced Thursday that it has acquired the Towson-based health care risk management firm Councill. PSA is an insurance and financial services firm based in Hunt Valley. Councill focuses on nursing homes, assisted...
  • CareFirst dominates health exchange enrollments

    CareFirst dominates health exchange enrollments
    The vast majority of people who bought health insurance through the state's new online marketplace chose plans offered by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the state's dominant insurer. Even more called the carrier and enrolled directly, according to data...
  • Health exchange to offer retroactive coverage

    Health exchange to offer retroactive coverage
    Consumers stuck in limbo, unable to access the state's glitch-prone online health exchange, will be allowed to get coverage through the plans they want under an agreement that state officials worked out with insurance companies. Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • Md. insurer, seized by regulators, could be liquidated

    Md. insurer, seized by regulators, could be liquidated
    A Sparks-based insurance company that was seized by Delaware regulators faces possible liquidation in a wild case — one with dueling allegations of fraud, forgery and a vendetta, plus a sanction involving an Aston Martin sports car. Delaware's...
  • Maryland to stick with own health care site

    Maryland to stick with own health care site
    As legislators grilled Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Tuesday over the dismal debut of Maryland's health insurance exchange, the O'Malley administration stood by the website and said it will not switch to the federal version. Rejecting calls to shut...
  • Primary care can be affordable care [Letter]

    Primary care can be affordable care [Letter]
    Who is ready to improve heath care at lower costs? Independent doctors and their patients are. My wife and I organized a group of independent doctors who are in CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield's Patient-Centered Medical Home program. Twenty-one years...
  • Miller: Hearings into exchange to continue, blunders 'might be about incompetence'

    Miller: Hearings into exchange to continue, blunders 'might be about incompetence'
    Sen. President Thomas V. Mike Miller said the investigations into how the state bungled its $107 million health exchange would continue until lawmakers are satisfied. “The public wants answers, and the buck stops here,” Miller said.  He...
  • Health exchange glitch sends callers to Seattle pottery business

    Health exchange glitch sends callers to Seattle pottery business
    Hundreds of people who got stuck on Maryland's glitch-ridden health exchange have ended up on the phone with Sue Lunz. And her pottery supply business. In Seattle. The state mistakenly listed her company's 1-800 number on the website, directing some...
  • Consumers trading up for better, cheaper health insurance

    Consumers trading up for better, cheaper health insurance
    Barbara Gruber has never been happier to pay a bill. From CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the bill confirmed that the 55-year-old Mount Washington woman had new, affordable health insurance. She bought it on the Maryland Health Connection, the online...
  • Deadline Tuesday for retroactive health coverage

    Deadline Tuesday for retroactive health coverage
    With a deadline Tuesday for uninsured Marylanders to secure health coverage retroactive to Jan. 1, would-be enrollees continued to report frustration with the state's troubled health exchange. Matthew Silverglate, a 29-year-old server and bartender...
  • Gansler campaign attacks Brown on contributions from donors with ties to health exchange

    Gansler campaign attacks Brown on contributions from donors with ties to health exchange
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler opened a new line of attack Tuesday against fellow Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown: campaign contributions from donors with links to the flubbed Maryland health exchange. Gansler's gubernatorial campaign said...