If we really want universal health care, we need a public system that actually includes all people, such as extending Medicare to all Americans. Obamacare's individual mandate to buy health insurance does not reach everyone because many uninsured individuals will not "buy-in" to an expensive and overly complex insurance system.
WASHINGTON — A federal inspector general is launching a review into what went wrong with Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange, opening the first examination focused specifically on how millions of dollars in federal money was spent by the state, according to the lawmaker who requested the probe.
"HealthConnectNow!" will be at the Bel Air library, 100 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. to enroll uninsured Marylanders in quality, affordable health coverage through Maryland Health Connection.
I encourage our lawmakers to remove the barriers that exist in recognizing pharmacists' clinical services so that the citizens of the state of Maryland can have the same access to care that the citizens of California now enjoy. Enacting laws that recognize pharmacists as health care providers will allow us to meet the increasing health care needs of the citizens of our state by practicing at the top of our license in collaboration with our health care partners, ultimately helping to make
The head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office said Wednesday that his agency 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.
H.R. 3120 would provide funding to improve access to dental care through health clinics, school-based services and other options for underserved populations. It would also extend comprehensive dental coverage to Americans on Medicare, Medicaid and VA Benefits; increase the number of oral health professionals in communities in need; and help support research and education to better integrate oral health with regular care
Maryland may have to spend an additional $30.5 million providing Medicaid coverage to Marylanders because the state's glitch-riddled health exchange website can't tell if they are no longer eligible and boot them out.
The problems plaguing the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange have exposed the cheap facade of Mr. O'Malley's presidential pitch: that he is the "data driven," "results oriented" leader who gets things done. In a 2013 Politico article titled "Martin O'Malley wants to be Mr. Fix It," O'Malley said, "we're not arguing for bigger government. We're arguing for more effective government, and also smarter investments."