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  • Housefax launches, provides home history reports

    Housefax launches, provides home history reports
    Carfax, which provides vehicle history reports to used car buyers for a fee, has been around for almost 30 years. Just this month, the existing home market got its equivalent. Housefax.com bills itself as the first comprehensive data service to...
  • Consumer group says blue-collar workers pay more for auto insurance

    Consumer group says blue-collar workers pay more for auto insurance
    Baltimore residents with only a high school diploma and a blue-collar job often pay more for auto insurance than white-collar professionals with a college degree, according to a survey released Monday by the Consumer Federation of America. The survey...
  • Premiums to go up as much as 25 percent under health reform

    Premiums to go up as much as 25 percent under health reform
    Marylanders who buy health insurance on a state exchange under health reform could see their premiums jump as much as 25 percent under rates approved by state regulators, but those increases are less than insurers sought. Maryland Insurance...
  • Maryland shows Obamacare can be affordable

    Maryland shows Obamacare can be affordable
    Maryland regulators have released the details of the rates they have approved for the nine companies that want to sell policies on the state's new health insurance exchange as part of the Affordable Care Act, and the average rates for individuals buying...
  • Is Obamacare responsible for rising health insurance rates in Md.?

    Is Obamacare responsible for rising health insurance rates in Md.?
    I read with interest your recent article on rising health insurance rates in Maryland ("Health policy hikes OK'd," July 27). While it was troubling to learn that health insurance rates for individuals in Maryland were going up significantly subsequent...
  • Proposed screening guidelines could prevent lung cancer deaths, doctors say

    Proposed screening guidelines could prevent lung cancer deaths, doctors say
    An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers...
  • Aetna pulls health plans from state insurance exchange

    Aetna pulls health plans from state insurance exchange
    Aetna Inc. said Friday it canceled plans to sell insurance on Maryland's new health insurance exchange, set to open Oct. 1 as part of the federal health care reform law, after regulators cut the rates it could charge consumers for its plans. Aetna was...
  • The Affordable Care Act will make insurance less affordable

    The Affordable Care Act will make insurance less affordable
    With full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) less than two months away, Marylanders may expect their health insurance to become more affordable. It's right there in the title of the law, after all. However, if you plan on buying an individual...
  • Difficult justice for lead paint victims

    Difficult justice for lead paint victims
    The Housing Authority of Baltimore City has finally done the right thing in paying the remaining $6.8 million it owed in lead paint liability claims. Had the agency not worked so long to avoid its legal responsibility for the damages caused by past...
  • Virginia man caught at airport customs on Maryland arson charges

    Virginia man caught at airport customs on Maryland arson charges
    A 24-year-old Virginia man who fled the country earlier this year after being charged with arson in Maryland was arrested on Tuesday at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Jose Mejia Pineda had an...
  • Help for city drivers

    Help for city drivers
    Each year, Allstate Insurance Co. issues a report on the "best drivers" in the nation, and each year, Baltimore drivers fare poorly. The good news is that the company's 2013 ranking has Baltimore moving up to No. 193. The bad news is that they only looked...
  • Maryland to launch ad campaign for health insurance marketplace

    Maryland to launch ad campaign for health insurance marketplace
    Marylanders, with the help of a catchy jingle and the Baltimore Ravens, will urge residents to sign up for new health insurance coverage available through federal reforms in an advertising campaign launching this month, health officials said Tuesday....