The Thursday market at the East Columbia Library is the original market in Howard County, having been a presence for some 25 years. In a move to make the markets more convenient to others in Howard County, more markets were established in other parts of the county. This had the partial effect of diluting the customer base even as it attracted new customers.
With millions of consumers getting cancellation notices for their current health plans, President Obama announced Thursday that he will encourage insurance companies to continue offering their customers the same health plans next year.
As Obama continues his campaign to win over Americans skeptical of the Affordable Care Act, the ranks of critics are growing, swollen by people who are losing their existing health insurance because it does not comply with the law
Howard County Department of Citizen Services is warning Medicare recipients and residents who qualify for health coverage through the new health care exchanges of misleading and what they say are illegal offers of help cropping up in the county, according to a county government news release.
About 73,000 policy holders around the state will lose their insurance in coming months because nine insurance companies are dropping some health plans that were not grandfathered under the Affordable Care Act, the Maryland Insurance Administration confirmed Monday.
When Amazon.com opens a huge distribution center next year in Southeast Baltimore, consumers across the state who buy books, electronics, toys or anything else from the online seller will no longer be able to avoid the state's 6 percent sales tax on those purchases.
A self-described "tough old broad" with a commanding presence exceeding her 5-foot-1 frame, Carolyn Jacobi has traveled the country in response to reports of neglected burial grounds and fraudulent business practices.
State regulators are now deep into the details of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s request for higher rates, a case expected to wrap up by the end of the year — 10 months after the last increase went into effect.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who was tapped to oversee health care reform in Maryland, spoke for the first time Wednesday about the bumpy rollout of the effort's centerpiece, the marketplace for the uninsured. He said he is "not satisfied."
As the nation prepared for the launch of Obamacare, Maryland was touted as a leader in adopting the president's signature program. Obama himself used a community college in Maryland as a backdrop to promote his plan — and to praise Maryland as a model.
Nothing says Halloween like a pumpkin, and dozens of farmers in Maryland are grateful for that twist of fate. Pumpkins are the centerpiece around which some farms have built themselves into "agritourism" destinations, with hay rides, corn mazes and other kid-friendly activities.
In its first six days of enrollment, 326 Marylanders used a new state exchange encumbered by technical difficulties to sign up for insurance under health reform, while thousands of others created accounts to shop for health plans
Consumers haven't been able to sign up for insurance under new health care exchanges until now, but con artists for months have been scheming to steal money or Social Security numbers under the guise of the Affordable Care Act.
Maryland Insurance Commissioner Therese M. Goldsmith describes the kinds of plans that will be offered on the health insurance exchange, called Maryland Health Connection, when people begin enrolling Oct. 1.
A federal judge has ruled unconstitutional an arrangement approved by state regulators to allow construction of a new power plant in southern Maryland, an effort to increase locally produced energy before tight supply causes reliability problems.
This year, Chip and Monica Gribben's house on Holger Court in Laurel is one of more than 50 solar and green homes — including six in the Laurel area — featured on the annual Washington Metropolitan Area Tour of Solar Homes. The homes will be open this weekend, Oct. 5 and 6, to homeowners interested in taking the solar route themselves.
President Barack Obama told thousands of students at Prince George's Community College on Thursday that his signature health care law is "here to stay," despite a renewed intense debate over the law taking place over the law in Congress.
WellDoc Inc., a Baltimore-based company that makes mobile apps to manage chronic disease, welcomed the Food and Drug Administration's announcement Monday of final rules governing the development of mobile medical apps.
By By Carrie Wells and Toni Clarke and Staff and wire reports