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Md. is in 'good shape' for health exchange, official says
Md. is in 'good shape' for health exchange, official says

Less than three weeks before uninsured Marylanders get their first look at health plans offered under the Affordable Care Act, officials say preparations are on track. The state's health exchange website crashed on its first day last year and tangled thousands in technological troubles for months. But in a briefing to members of the exchange board Tuesday, the site's top technical officer said it has been fully revamped and appears to be working properly. Though preparations continue, tests show it can handle thousands of users at a time and complex cases. "We're in good shape," Isabel FitzGerald, the state's information technology secretary, brought in to...

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