Several health bills passed the legislature this session, including one to make it easier for the uninsured to enroll in a plan, a board to control drug prices and extension of a tax to stabilize the insurance market.
Why does Trump want to wait to formulate his health care plan? Could it be that, as with many of his pronouncements on issues — like climate change, foreign relations, and tariffs — he has no clue or plan?
As Washington politics continue to risk instability for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and health insurance markets, Maryland policy makers are working in a bipartisan manner in the best interests of the citizens of Maryland.
State lawmakers and health organizations are pushing a bill that would require Marylanders to have health insurance, and charge them a penalty if they don’t — although the money could be used to buy insurance instead.
A federal judge has dismissed Maryland's attempt to protect the Affordable Care Act, known as "Obamacare," from any Trump administration efforts to dismantle it. The office of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh had sought a declaration that the national health care act is constitutional.
Imagine what America could do if we invested $1.5 trillion in our children, instead of tax cuts going mainly to the rich. That kind of money could provide appropriate nutrition and preschool experiences to all of our nation’s children.
Gov. Larry Hogan doesn't need to lead the anti-Trumpers or set himself up for a presidential bid in 2020. He just needs to look out for his constituents in a calm, rational way. That's as anti-Trump as it gets.
The Maryland attorney general's office is seeking to preserve its suit sustaining the Affordable Care Act while challenging the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting U.S. attorney general.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has filed a motion in federal court challenging President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general. Frosh’s motion in U.S. District Court in Baltimore argues the appointment is “illegal and unconstitutional.”
Maryland may have allowed residents who did not qualify for Medicaid into the government health program for the poor by failing to consider all of their income, a routine audit of the quasi-governmental agency that oversees the Maryland health exchange found.
Health care has become our No. 1 national priority. Being Americans, we also want to eat fast food, work two or more jobs with less sleep, park next to our favorite shop if we actually buy stuff at a store, buy most things online, and have our marvelous doctors and researchers perform miracles for
Conventional wisdom says Americans vote their pocketbooks. That’s why health care offers Democrats an advantage in the midterms, despite the strong economy and the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act.
This is an election year and the electronic media is loaded with political ads. My favorite (I have viewed two different versions) warns voters that if they vote for a Democrat some "bad things" will inevitably occur. The joke is that all the "bad things" would be welcomed in this household.
For weeks, Maryland leaders have been touting a bipartisan deal that will allow the state’s residents to pay lower premiums to buy health insurance — the first such rate reductions in years. But what state officials didn’t highlight is that as premiums are going down, deductibles are going up.
Democrats Emily Shank and Jaime O'Marr are running to represent Maryland's 5th Legislative District in the state House of Delegates and Senate. Republican incumbent Sen. Justin Ready is seeking reelection. The candidates discussed state and local issues at a Community Media Center candidate forum.
A Democratic staff report prepared at the request of U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings finds that roughly 3.5 million Marylanders face skyrocketing premiums or losing coverage altogether because of pre-existing conditions, age or gender.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous met Monday for the only scheduled debate in the 2018 governor’s race. This transcript was generated through a mix of automated software and human editing.