health insurance

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

Congress Must Act Soon to Maintain Health Coverage for Children of Working Families

October 13, 2017 by Shamekka Kuykendall
When Congress allowed federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire on Sept. 30, policymakers put at 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

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

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

February 15, 2017 by MDCEP
Position statement supporting Senate Bill 415 Given before the Senate Finance Committee There have been several high-profile examples in recent read more

Drug Price Transparency Could Help Control Costs

February 15, 2017 by MDCEP
Position statement supporting Senate Bill 437 Given before the Senate Finance Committee Skyrocketing costs for prescription drugs are a major read more

State Budget Should Plan for People Returning to Medicaid

March 16, 2016 by Kristina Li
Decision makers in Annapolis appear willing to gamble on passing a budget that likely won’t meet the state’s needs. It read more
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