William Cassidy

Panel hears of of Obamacare successes, perils in Maryland

Panel hears of of Obamacare successes, perils in Maryland

A commission established to explore Maryland’s options to respond to a possible repeal of Obamacare heard an accounting of the program’s accomplishments in the state Tuesday as well as warnings about the effects of President Donald J. Trump’s efforts to dismantle it.

The Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission, created by the General Assembly this year, launched its efforts to prepare for change in federal health programs less than a week after a Trump-backed effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed in the U.S. Senate.

Nevertheless, panel members were told that more than 400,000 people still face the possibility of losing coverage or being charged...

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