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  • Ryan's safety net [Editorial]

    Ryan's safety net  [Editorial]
    It didn't take Democrats much time to denounce Rep. Paul Ryan's latest plan for addressing poverty in this country. The main feature of the Republican's proposed "Opportunity Grant" would be to roll a lot of social welfare programs together and leave it...
  • Kids count; so do parents [Editorial]

    Kids count; so do parents  [Editorial]
    The Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its 25th Kids Count data book, measuring the wellbeing of children nationwide across a variety of health, economic, educational and community measures. In some ways, kids are much better off than...
  • Md. should stay the course on Obamacare fix [Editorial]

    Md. should stay the course on Obamacare fix  [Editorial]
    Pardon us if we are not completely reassured by officials' insistence that glitches recently discovered in the Connecticut Affordable Care Act health insurance exchange that Maryland is in the process of adapting will be fixed well before the site goes...
  • Conn. coding issues not expected to affect Md. health exchange

    Conn. coding issues not expected to affect Md. health exchange
    Coding problems that led to coverage and billing troubles for thousands of consumers using Connecticut's online insurance marketplace will be fixed in Maryland's version of the technology, officials said today. Maryland officials had been preparing to...
  • Maryland to begin check of Medicaid rolls again

    Maryland to begin check of Medicaid rolls again
    Maryland officials are poised to again review their Medicaid rolls for those who no longer qualify. The state ceased such reviews for six months as it worked to open the new online marketplace for people to buy public and private insurance plans and...
  • Troubled health exchange must continue to serve

    Troubled health exchange must continue to serve
    Pregnant and about to lose her health insurance, Genevieve Acker was eager to buy new coverage on the Maryland health exchange. But seven weeks after she picked plans on the Maryland Health Connection, she remained without insurance cards for herself,...
  • Weighing Maryland's switch to Connecticut vs. federal health exchange

    Weighing Maryland's switch to Connecticut vs. federal health exchange
    Since Maryland health exchange officials decided to replace their troubled website with technology used in Connecticut, critics have asked whether it would be cheaper and less risky to join the federal website. Democratic U.S. Rep. John Delaney, among...
  • Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble

    Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble
    When Will Boyd arrived Wednesday at the People's Community Health Center's Brooklyn Park clinic, he was furious to learn that the center will close at the end of the month. The 63-year-old has two broken teeth needing repair and said he was told he...
  • Former assistant AGs: Frosh has the judgment, experience to be attorney general [Letter]

    Former assistant AGs: Frosh has the judgment, experience to be attorney general [Letter]
    Each of us has had the privilege of serving as second in command of the Maryland Attorney General's Office. We've seen first hand how important the office is to citizens and businesses in Maryland, and we know that state Sen. Brian Frosh has the judgment,...
  • Health exchange enrollment continues to tick up

    Health exchange enrollment continues to tick up
    The Maryland health exchange reported that more than 343,000 people have gained coverage through the online marketplace as of May 10, including some people who reported having trouble with the website and signed up after the official enrollment period...
  • More Marylanders going to the hospital with insurance

    More Marylanders going to the hospital with insurance
    Significantly fewer people have been going to Maryland hospitals this year without health insurance, according to new data provided to The Baltimore Sun by state officials, who now say the rates that hospitals charge will rise more slowly for everyone....
  • State won't tap federal grants for new exchange

    State won't tap federal grants for new exchange
    Maryland will not need to ask the federal government for additional grant money to build a new health exchange that will replace the faulty one the state was forced to scrap. Health Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein, also chair of the board that oversees...