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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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Top Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Articles

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  • 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...
  • As many as 1,000 Marylanders' Medicaid enrollment packets sent to wrong addresses

    As many as 1,000 Marylanders' Medicaid enrollment packets sent to wrong addresses
    The troubled Maryland health exchange is facing another setback after a programming error sent Medicaid enrollment packets for as many as 1,078 customers to the wrong addresses, it announced on Sunday. The packets included the names, dates of birth...
  • 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...
  • Employers invest more in workplace wellness

    Employers invest more in workplace wellness
    Janis Smith feels a lot healthier — and more confident — since shedding 65 pounds in six months, and that has helped in her job leading employee training for 1st Mariner Bank. "Being in front of a classroom of people … I don't feel...
  • Deadline looms to enroll in health insurance

    Deadline looms to enroll in health insurance
    Edward Brown heard a radio ad recently and realized the clock was ticking: If he wanted health insurance, the Baltimore truck driver needed to find time to sign up before the end of March. He found his way to the downtown offices of HealthCare Access...
  • Sharfstein: Risks outweigh benefits of exchange switch

    Sharfstein: Risks outweigh benefits of exchange switch
    The secretary of the state health department responded Tuesday to a Democratic congressman's request for an analysis of the pros and cons of switching to the federal insurance exchange, arguing in a letter that the risk of switching before the current...
  • Funds proposed to spur community health partnerships

    Funds proposed to spur community health partnerships
    Annie Monroe got in a quick workout at the FutureCare Irvington nursing home on a recent afternoon. But the 87-year-old great-grandmother doesn't live there. She was sent by a hospital in December for rehabilitation after suffering an infection. While...
  • State Senate approves emergency option for Marylanders stuck in health exchange limbo

    State Senate approves emergency option for Marylanders stuck in health exchange limbo
    The Maryland Senate approved an emergency plan Tuesday designed to help people stuck without insurance because of the state’s glitch-ridden health exchange. Lawmakers vowed inquiries will continue into what went wrong. The emergency proposal,...
  • With a chance to take a stand, Md. Senate GOP sits on its hands

    With a chance to take a stand, Md. Senate GOP sits on its hands
    I wrote a couple of weeks ago questioning whether the Republicans in the Maryland State Senate would provide spirited opposition to Senate President Mike Miller's agenda. The first test, the vote for Senate president, showed little organized opposition to...
  • Obamacare shows signs of life, but single payer would be much simpler [Letter]

    Obamacare shows signs of life, but single payer would be much simpler [Letter]
    The ugly duckling of Obamacare is showing a few minor signs that it may yet turn into a cygnet, but how long before it matures into a swan? Positive endorsements from satisfied recipients of new medical insurance coverage give us hope after the...
  • Emergency stop-gap insurance plan clears committee vote

    Emergency stop-gap insurance plan clears committee vote
    The emergency plan to provide state insurance to people stuck because of Maryland's faulty health exchange cleared another hurdle Wednesday as a committee voted to send it to the floor of the House of Delegates. The proposal to let people join the...
  • Rep. Delaney fuels speculation he will run for governor

    Rep. Delaney fuels speculation he will run for governor
    Rep. John Delaney, the Potomac Democrat who has emerged as a leading critic of Maryland's troubled health exchange, is fueling speculation that he is interested in running for governor — a move observers said could shake up the state's premier...