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  • On Obamacare, could all Democrats really be as clueless as Sen. Schumer?

    The biggest political error committed by Democrats over the last four years has been to run away from their signature legislative accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act. As a result, they've allowed Republicans and conservatives to depict a measure...
  • Some companies switching from traditional group plans to private exchanges

    Q: My employer is no longer going to provide health insurance and is having us buy coverage through a private exchange instead. What is a private exchange, and what does this mean for our coverage? A: A private exchange is a health insurance marketplace,...
  • Required health care coverage necessary

    Required health care coverage necessary
    In the U.S., drivers are required to have auto insurance, mortgages holders must have homeowners insurance and Florida requires flood and wind insurance, so Republicans should stop fighting Obamacare because thousands of Americans are thrilled to have...
  • Health exchange enrollment tops 25,000

    Health exchange enrollment tops 25,000
    The Maryland Health Exchange has enrolled almost 26,000 people in public and private health insurance, officials said Tuesday, a little over a week since the site opened to consumers. More than 14,700 bought private plans and more than 11,000 were...
  • Ex-Health Net member learns to deal with Medi-Cal

    Ex-Health Net member learns to deal with Medi-Cal
    There are a lot of people who resent having to buy health insurance under Obamacare. Presumably their only weakness is Kryptonite. Then there are those who desire Obamacare coverage but have been forced out of the program and into plans for low-income...
  • Susan Tompor: Hardship exemption for health coverage can be confusing

    One quirky twist in the Affordable Care Act is that millions of uninsured people could need a year-end tax checkup, if they want to avoid headaches and penalties when they file their tax returns next year. Sure, taxes are already plenty confusing. But...
  • HealthSouth buys home health operator as U.S. population ages

    (Reuters) - Hospital operator HealthSouth Corp bought the owner of Encompass Home Health and Hospice, the latest deal in an industry that looks poised to grow as the U.S. population ages. HealthSouth, whose shares were up 3.8 percent at $39.72 in...
  • Health exchange officials must work to improve the quality of care

    Health exchange officials must work to improve the quality of care
    The National Alliance on Mental Illness applauds the Easter Seals' recent article encouraging lawmakers to improve health insurance plan benefits for millions of Americans ("Getting what you pay for in the ACA," Nov. 15). At NAMI Maryland we strongly...
  • Md. health exchange enrolls 16,700 in first week

    Md. health exchange enrolls 16,700 in first week
    The Maryland health exchange has enrolled more than 16,700 people in private insurance plans and Medicaid during what was mostly a trouble-free first week for users of the new website. It took more than two months to enroll that many people last year...
  • Maryland to expand Medicaid coverage for transgender patients

    Maryland to expand Medicaid coverage for transgender patients
    Health officials in Maryland are moving for the first time to provide transition-related health care coverage to low-income transgender residents who receive Medicaid in the state. "We are in the process of submitting state regulations and will seek...
  • Obamacare: Beyond the website

    Obamacare: Beyond the website
    While it's too early to declare the new Maryland health insurance exchange website a complete success, its largely smooth launch this week offers the prospect that this open enrollment period will be focused less on the technology and more on ensuring...