| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Maryland health exchange officials plan to contact every person who bought one of their insurance plans last year to get them to re-enroll in November.
Most of the nearly 79,000 people who gained private coverage in the state under the Affordable Care...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Federal regulators expressed confidence this week in Maryland's move to new technology to run its health exchange website.
In a letter to Gov. Martin O'Malley dated Aug. 4, the top official from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it had...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:12 AM
The Maryland health exchange reported Friday that more than 411,000 people had signed up for health insurance as of July 26, up more than 38,000 from a month ago.
Open enrollment on the online marketplace is closed, but those who lost their coverage,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:04 AM
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...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Potomac River has long been a symbolic divide between two states with divergent histories and politics. Today, the difference between Virginia and Maryland plays out in Medicaid coverage.
In Maryland, low-income workers — adults living alone...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:42 PM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:18 AM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:12 PM
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...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:16 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 12:24 PM
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,...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:53 AM
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...