health care

Bipartisan Health Care Bill Could Prevent Further Increases to Insurance Rates

October 26, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
This week, the Maryland Insurance Administration approved additional increases to premiums for the health insurance plans offered through Maryland’s individual read more

More Marylanders have health insurance, but federal actions threatens these gains

September 28, 2017 by Shamekka Kuykendall
The percentage of Marylanders with health coverage has continued to grow since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Just read more

After the Defeat of ACA Repeal Efforts, Medicaid is Still Under Threat

August 9, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
Federal funding for Medicaid remains under threat from proposals to drastically restructure it, even though most Americans oppose significant funding read more

Federal Actions Could Still Threaten Maryland’s Gains Under Affordable Care Act

August 1, 2017 by Benjamin Orr
Testimony of Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive Director Benjamin Orr to the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission, Aug. read more

Repealing the Affordable Care Act Without a Replacement Would Leave Even More Without Insurance

July 19, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
This week, two additional Republican senators came out against the Senate healthcare bill, leaving it with too few votes to read more

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens Needed Investments in Western Maryland

June 28, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
The President’s budget calls for deep cuts to federal services that support Maryland’s economy and the economy of Western Maryland read more

President’s Budget Doubles Down on Massive Medicaid Cuts

June 5, 2017 by Natalie Neill
Despite campaign promises to leave Medicaid untouched, President Trump’s proposed budget doubles down on harmful cuts included in the House read more

Maryland Made Progress in the 2017 General Assembly Session

April 12, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
Maryland’s 2017 General Assembly Session came to a close Monday night. While there were also plenty of good ideas left read more

Maryland Should Prepare to Address Federal Health Care Policy Changes

March 1, 2017 by MDCEP
Position statement supporting Senate Bill 571 Given before the Senate Finance Committee Despite some early hiccups, Maryland’s implementation of the read more

Cracking Down on Drug Price Gouging Could Benefit Maryland Residents, State Budget

February 23, 2017 by MDCEP
Position statement supporting House Bill 631 Given before the Senate Finance Committee There have been several high-profile examples in recent read more
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