| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:36 PM
The U.S. Government Accountability Office said Wednesday it is planning to examine state-based health insurance exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act, a move that could lead to a review of Maryland's troubled website.
In a letter to...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:32 PM
You start with a little girl, dropped in an orphanage and afflicted with a spinal condition that has paralyzed her below the belly button. She's cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 7:15 PM
A federal inspector general is launching a review into what went wrong with Maryland's health insurance exchange, the first examination focused specifically on how millions of dollars in federal money was spent by the state, according to the lawmaker...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Elected officials from both parties said Monday they welcome a pending federal review of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange, even as they used the latest development to take swipes at one another ahead of this year's gubernatorial election....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:32 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The plan to build a combination middle and high school in Havre de Grace cleared a major hurdle recently when the state agency that oversees local school construction projects gave Harford County school officials authority to initiate planning for the new...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:56 AM
I read your piece on the IAC's ruling, and I noted that you managed to give credit to just about everyone (including a lot of people who had little or nothing to do with the process) but not a word about me. Since I was the guy on the trenches on this, I'...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:12 PM
President Barack Obama used a visit to Maryland on Thursday to push back against congressional Republicans who are working to delay provisions of his health care law set to take effect next week.
The president vowed that his signature domestic...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Uninsured and diagnosed with HIV in 2004, Northeast Baltimore resident Dorothea Townes visits Chase Brexton Health Services' Mount Vernon clinic at least once a month to pick up medications and get checkups.
"It's a big difference," Townes, 49, said...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
As we wish our friends and family a happy, healthy New Year, these words have renewed meaning in 2014.
January 1st is a new day in health care for millions of families and individuals in the Baltimore area and throughout Maryland.
It's now against the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Nearly two out of every three people signing up for health care coverage so far on Maryland's troubled insurance exchange qualified for Medicaid — helping the state top its goal for the program's enrollment.
Enrolling more lower-income residents...
| Jan 4, 2014
Pope Francis recently reaffirmed that religious freedom is "a fundamental human right" and warned against the impulse to "relegate [religions] to the enclosed precincts of churches, synagogues or mosques." The freedom of religion cannot be reduced to...