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Maryland pushes forward with Obamacare despite uncertain future

Maryland pushes forward with Obamacare despite uncertain future

Maryland lawmakers and health officials vowed Monday to fight plans by President-elect Donald Trump to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, and said they are moving ahead with enrolling people in health plans.

Sen. Ben Cardin, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings and Maryland Health Secretary Van Mitchell were at the University of Maryland, Baltimore on Monday to announce College Enrollment Week, a push to get younger people insured. But talk quickly turned to keeping expansion of health coverage to as many Americans as possible.

"The big elephant in the room... is the whole idea of the Affordable Care Act and its future," Cummings said. "We really don't want to see it taken...

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