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  • Md. insurance carriers can't discriminate against transgender individuals, state says

    Md. insurance carriers can't discriminate against transgender individuals, state says
    Maryland's insurance regulator issued a bulletin Tuesday clarifying that while insurance policies in the state do not have to cover treatments related to gender reassignment, insurance carriers cannot discriminate against transgender Marylanders based...
  • Congressmen call for federal audit of Md. health exchange

    Congressmen call for federal audit of Md. health exchange
    Two Republican lawmakers called Wednesday for an investigation into federal money spent on Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange, raising questions that could shed light on whether the Obama administration foresaw problems with the site before its...
  • Federal inspector to audit Maryland health exchange

    Federal inspector to audit Maryland health exchange
    A federal inspector general is launching a review into what went wrong with Maryland's health insurance exchange, the first examination focused specifically on how millions of dollars in federal money was spent by the state, according to the lawmaker...
  • Politics and the exchange [Editorial]

    Politics and the exchange  [Editorial]
    Are Republican Reps. Andy Harris of Maryland and Jack Kingston of Georgia calling for an investigation into the federal spending on Maryland's Affordable Care Act insurance exchange out of a sincere desire to make sure it works efficiently and...
  • State officials welcome federal review of health site

    State officials welcome federal review of health site
    Elected officials from both parties said Monday they welcome a pending federal review of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange, even as they used the latest development to take swipes at one another ahead of this year's gubernatorial election....
  • How 'welcome' are those Obamacare investigations? [Editorial]

    How 'welcome' are those Obamacare investigations?  [Editorial]
    Both Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown say they welcome the federal review into Maryland's botched health insurance exchange that's coming at the request of Rep. Andy Harris. A spokesman for Mr. Brown's gubernatorial campaign said the...
  • Democrats scramble to get Obamacare signups as deadline looms

    Democrats scramble to get Obamacare signups as deadline looms
    Original post | 4:30 p.m. Updated | 5:06 p.m. With signups for the Affordable Care Act falling last month, Democrats are pulling out all the stops to increase interest in Obamacare by the March 31 deadline. On Monday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman...
  • Virginia marketplace plans bring relief, access to health care

    Virginia marketplace plans bring relief, access to health care
    His throat and neck reddened and raw from seven weeks of radiation for stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma of the throat and jaw, Paul M. Popadak faces medical bills that have topped $100,000 since his October 2013 diagnosis. To date, his insurance has paid...
  • HHS rules Obamacare plans must offer equal access to gay spouses

    WASHINGTON -- Same-sex spouses must be provided equal access to family healthcare plans offered by insurers in the Affordable Care Act marketplace exchanges, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Friday. Beginning next year, “...
  • Judge, Notre Dame attorneys spar in school's health care law appeal

    Judge, Notre Dame attorneys spar in school's health care law appeal
    A lawyer representing the University of Notre Dame got into a heated exchange with a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday over the federal health care law's contraception mandate, which the Roman Catholic university...
  • Severn health and community center moves forward

    Severn health and community center moves forward
    For more than two decades, residents and activists in Severn have lobbied for a health clinic and community center for their neighborhood. During that period, some simply gave up as plans fell through time and time again. Not Glenda Gathers. The local...