Tag: health insurance

State legislators call for health insurance down payment plan

Photo by Martin Falbisoner, via Wikimedia Commons

By Harrison Cann
Capital News Service

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland —Marylanders without health insurance would be required to pay a state penalty that can go toward purchasing coverage, under legislation to be introduced next year by state Sen. Brian Feldman and Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk.

Proponents touted the plan Tuesday morning at a news conference, followed by a scheduled legislative hearing on health care in Annapolis.

Health Commissioner Leana Wen is Troubled by Republicans’ Planned Obamacare Replacement


Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen has some serious concerns with Republican lawmakers’ proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act.

Maryland Now Has the Best Birth Control Laws in the Nation



Congratulations, Maryland: Your birth control just got cheaper.

Maryland’s New Health Exchange Website is Open for Window Shopping


Screen Shot 2014-11-11 at 4.20.43 PMAfter last year’s bungled rollout, Maryland’s public healthcare exchange is back for another try. This week, the exchange is in “window shopping” mode, meaning you can browse for plans, but can’t sign up yet. Let’s see how it’s doing so far: