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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Uninsured Harford residents urged to sign up for health coverage

    With time running out to enroll in the first round of health insurance under the national Affordable Care Act, Harford County health officials have joined those around the country in urging people to sign up. The first open enrollment period for the...
  • Md. health exchange enrollment gets a bump

    Md. health exchange enrollment gets a bump
    As the deadline approaches to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, Maryland's exchange saw a bump on enrollment in private plans. In the week ending March 15, 4,143 people bought private plans through the exchange website, bringing...
  • The best bad option for Md.'s exchange [Editorial]

    The best bad option for Md.'s exchange  [Editorial]
    Maryland is ditching the health insurance exchange it has spent tens of millions in federal and state dollars to develop, and Gov. Martin O'Malley's critics are heaping well-deserved condemnation on him for the debacle. Where they go wrong is in...
  • As state makes final health care push, residents flock to Healthy Howard for help

    As state makes final health care push, residents flock to Healthy Howard for help
    A little after noon on a Saturday in mid-March, Amit Vora stood in line, his aunt and uncle at his side, hoping to find some answers to their health care questions. Vora said he was at the end of his rope. He had done research online and called hotlines...
  • Health coverage enrollment event set for Sunday at Bel Air library

    "HealthConnectNow!" will be at the Bel Air library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. to enroll uninsured Marylanders in health coverage through Maryland Health Connection. The health fair is one in a series of events being held...
  • More than 38,000 sign up for private plans on Md. health exchange

    More than 38,000 sign up for private plans on Md. health exchange
    Just over 38,000 people have signed up for private health plans through the Maryland exchange website through March 1, according to a weekly report from exchange officials released Friday. The website has been troubled since its launch Oct. 1, and...
  • Dental reform act could save lives [Commentary]

    Dental reform act could save lives [Commentary]
    12-year-old Deamonte Driver of Prince George's County came home from school in February 2007 with a headache, which had started as a toothache days before. His mother, who made ends meet with low paying jobs, searched for a dentist who would accept...
  • More than 40K enrolled in private plans via Md. health exchange

    More than 40K enrolled in private plans via Md. health exchange
    The number of Marylanders enrolled in private plans through the state's health exchange as of March 8 has reached 40,693, according to a weekly report issued Friday. The total number of people enrolled in plans through the exchange is 234,363, which...
  • Maryland looks to Connecticut as exchange model

    Maryland looks to Connecticut as exchange model
    Maryland will likely dump all or part of the state's health insurance exchange website and adopt Connecticut's system, a move that could make it the first state to abandon a dysfunctional site. Officials with Maryland's exchange plan to turn to the...
  • How 'welcome' are those Obamacare investigations? [Editorial]

    How 'welcome' are those Obamacare investigations?  [Editorial]
    Both Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown say they welcome the federal review into Maryland's botched health insurance exchange that's coming at the request of Rep. Andy Harris. A spokesman for Mr. Brown's gubernatorial campaign said the...
  • 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...
  • Who does Andy Harris represent? [Letter]

    Who does Andy Harris represent? [Letter]
    Ol' Andy Harris is at it again. The last I heard from him when he was my representative was, "When does my health care start?" as he headed for Congress. Since then I hear that he is spotted occasionally glad-handing people in stores and restaurants on...