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  • State terminates contract with health exchange firm

    State terminates contract with health exchange firm
    Maryland has terminated its contracts with the company hired to build and operate the state’s online health exchange, which has been riddled with problems since its launch in October. The board overseeing the exchange voted Sunday night to sever...
  • It's about time [Editorial]

    It's about time  [Editorial]
    The temptation, upon hearing the news that Maryland has fired the prime contractor building its troubled health insurance exchange, is to echo Rep. John Delaney's question: What took so long? Indeed, there have been signs for months — dating to even...
  • Health exchange mulling scenarios for how to move beyond troubled site

    Health exchange mulling scenarios for how to move beyond troubled site
    After the state severed ties with the contractor that built its problem-plagued health insurance exchange, officials face the looming question of what to do with it — continue throwing money toward fixing it or replace it. Every option is...
  • Republicans continue push to scrap health exchange website

    Republicans continue push to scrap health exchange website
    Republicans in Annapolis continue their push to get more information about what went wrong with the state's troubled health exchange website, and to scrap the site entirely. Maryland Senate Minority Leader David Brinkley called for an independent...
  • Senate OKs budget after making trims

    Senate OKs budget after making trims
    The Maryland Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.9 billion state budget that includes no new taxes while giving state workers a 2 percent cost-of-living raise. It is slightly leaner than the governor proposed. The spending plan, due for a...
  • Bongino captures national attention as he runs uphill in Md.

    Bongino captures national attention as he runs uphill in Md.
    Dan Bongino launched his first campaign for office on a laptop computer in his dining room. His wife, alone at his side, was the only other person he was sure would vote for him. Two years later, as the Severna Park man runs for the House of...
  • Annapolis mayoral victory energizes state GOP

    Annapolis mayoral victory energizes state GOP
    Leaders in the Maryland Republican Party are promoting the recent win in the Annapolis mayoral race as evidence the GOP can secure victories in Democratic strongholds. Upbeat party members gathered Saturday in the state capital for their fall...
  • Director of troubled state health exchange took break for tropical vacation

    Director of troubled state health exchange took break for tropical vacation
    As lawmakers grilled Maryland's health secretary last week on why the state's troubled health exchange was still broken, the official in charge of it was on vacation in the Cayman Islands. Rebecca Pearce, executive director of the Maryland Health...
  • Health exchange director resigns

    The director of Maryland's health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered. Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107 million...
  • Maryland health exchange director resigns after questions about vacation

    Maryland health exchange director resigns after questions about vacation
    The director of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange resigned Friday amid ongoing technical problems and questions about a Caribbean vacation she took while the online marketplace faltered. Rebecca Pearce, hired two years ago to build a $107...
  • Critics hammer O'Malley, Brown on web site

    Critics hammer O'Malley, Brown on web site
    Critics of Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration expressed dismay Sunday at the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Maryland, charging that he deliberately underplayed the state's problems in setting up its health care insurance exchange....
  • O'Malley says major health exchange problems are fixed

    O'Malley says major health exchange problems are fixed
    The state has resolved the nine "major issues" preventing its glitch-ridden health exchange from working, officials said Saturday, a milestone Gov. Martin O'Malley has framed as key to boosting the low enrollment in insurance plans offered under the...