Because, well, what else can possibly be done to save face, the 73,000 Marylander’s whose health insurance plans were canceled — due to coverage requirements under Obamacare — will get to keep those plans after all, er, for now. Through 2014, anyway. You just have to make sure that you renew your plan before 2014 to be grandfathered in.

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Therese Goldsmith is encouraging those 73,000 to examine the Obamacare-approved plans before choosing to renew their current policies, but according to Washington Business Journal, the new, beefed-up policies are generally more expensive than what they’ve got now.