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  • Louis E. Schmidt, state assistant attorney general

    Louis E. Schmidt, state assistant attorney general
    Louis E. Schmidt, a retired state assistant attorney general who was an acting secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 29 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 87 and lived in Sparks. Born in...
  • Md. health exchange working better, but glitches remain

    Md. health exchange working better, but glitches remain
    Maryland has resolved many of the problems with its new health insurance exchange and more people are signing up, officials said Tuesday, though they acknowledged that a number of glitches remain. On the same day that a top Obama administration official...
  • About 1,500 enroll in health care through state website this week

    About 1,500 enroll in health care through state website this week
    The number of consumers buying health insurance on Maryland's online marketplace for the uninsured climbed by about 1,500 to 4,651 as of Friday, according to weekly statistics released by the Maryland Health Connection. Officials say the prime...
  • Obama, some Marylanders grapple with dropped insurance plans

    Obama, some Marylanders grapple with dropped insurance plans
    Raymond Liu remembers President Barack Obama's promise that people would be able to keep their insurance if they liked it. He liked his, but he won't be able to keep it. As Obama continues his campaign to win over Americans skeptical of the Affordable...
  • The tea party will win despite Virginia

     The tea party will win despite Virginia
    Your editorial suggesting that Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's loss in the gubernatorial race there is a sign that the country is tired of the tea party may well be true ("An election with a message," Nov. 6). Like a teenager who tires of his...
  • Democrats' win in Virginia hides the real problem with Obamacare

     Democrats' win in Virginia hides the real problem with Obamacare
    President Barack Obama campaigned in Virginia on behalf of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAulife claiming that if the Republicans putting as much energy into bolstering Obamacare that they were putting into delaying it, the program would be up...
  • New rules require equal insurance coverage for mental ills

    New rules require equal insurance coverage for mental ills
    Most Americans with health insurance will be guaranteed access to mental health services, including for depression and alcoholism, equal to medical and surgical treatment under long-delayed rules issued Friday by the Obama administration. But the...
  • Family caregivers are in need of resources and support [Senior Circles]

    November is National Family Caregivers Month. This year’s theme is “Family Caregivers — Now More Than Ever!” The number of family caregivers is growing each year, and the role they play is vital to our country. According to the...
  • Confusion, frustration over Obamacare application [Letter]

    Confusion, frustration over Obamacare application [Letter]
    Through the end of the year my wife has an excellent health insurance policy for low income families. But due to the way we replied to health questions when applying at healthcare.gov, her application was connected to Medicaid, which I know she does not...
  • O'Malley's Obamacare fiasco [Commentary]

    O'Malley's Obamacare fiasco [Commentary]
    After the federal health exchange faltered, President Barack Obama pointed to Maryland's Obamacare site, the Maryland Health Connection (MHC) as an example of a successful rollout. The president promised Obamacare's rollout would be smoother in "places...
  • LGBT advocates offer advice on new health care law

    LGBT advocates offer advice on new health care law
    Advocates and health care providers for LGBT and HIV-positive residents in Maryland have been scrambling for months to gather information on how the Affordable Care Act will impact their clients -- and now they're looking to share the information. "We...
  • Work-arounds are used to get consumers health care

    Work-arounds are used to get consumers health care
    Beginning Tuesday, radio and TV ads will encourage residents to call 211 and get health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. With technical difficulties still frustrating efforts to enroll in health plans through online exchanges — and...