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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 get more time to enroll for insurance under ACA

    Consumers get more time to enroll for insurance under ACA
    Maryland consumers will get an additional eight days to buy health insurance on the state's online exchange after officials announced Friday they would extend enrollment. The state joined the federal government in giving people more time to make a...
  • No timetable set to eliminate glitches in health exchange

    No timetable set to eliminate glitches in health exchange
    Maryland Health Secretary Joshua Sharfstein told state lawmakers on Tuesday that he could not say when the state's troubled health exchange website would be free of technical glitches. Sharfstein told the Senate Finance Committee that state workers...
  • Baltimore Archbishop 'gratified' Supreme Court to hear birth control issue

    Baltimore Archbishop 'gratified' Supreme Court to hear birth control issue
    —The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between businesses run by conservative Christians and the Obama administration over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner's religious...
  • Technical problems, discord plagued health care site

    Technical problems, discord plagued health care site
    Although state officials have provided the public scant detail about the troubled launch of Maryland's version of Obamacare, emails and documents show that the project was beset behind the scenes for months by an array of technical issues, warring...
  • O'Malley, Brown careers at stake with Obamacare exchange

    O'Malley, Brown careers at stake with Obamacare exchange
    The Washington Post ran a story yesterday  from inside of the Maryland health care exchange detailing how top government leaders knew for over a year before it went live that the exchange had serious technical problems. And for Gov. Martin O'Malley and...
  • Politics trumped prudence in Md. Obamacare exchange [Editorial]

    Politics trumped prudence in Md. Obamacare exchange  [Editorial]
    The train wreck of Maryland's Affordable Care Act insurance exchange should have been no surprise to Gov. Martin O'Malley, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown or anyone else responsible for its creation. That's the unmistakable conclusion from a Washington Post...
  • Harford delegate decries Affordable Care Act in Maryland [Letter to the editor]

     Editor: Anyone who thought Obamacare was a problem better be prepared for the new regulations regarding hospital services in Maryland. The state just negotiated an agreement with the federal government that will have an historic impact on health care...
  • Inequality is the new norm in America [Commentary]

    Inequality is the new norm in America [Commentary]
    Inequality is replacing the American dream, because the U.S. economy — thanks to Washington's mismanagement — is underperforming. America still produces one fifth of the world's goods and services, but it accounts for a much smaller share of...
  • 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...
  • On health care, President Obama put his faith in a house of cards [Letter]

    President Obama is reaping what he sowed by relying on the health insurance industry when he promoted the Affordable Care Act ("As president grovels, politics of Obamacare get worse," Nov. 19). The health insurers literally wrote the law, in the...
  • 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...