Health

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

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

Drug Price Transparency Could Help Control Costs

February 23, 2017 by MDCEP
Position statement supporting House Bill 666 Given before the Senate Finance Committee Skyrocketing costs for prescription drugs are a major read more

Combining Food Assistance, Farmers Markets is a Win-Win for Families and Farmers

February 16, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting Senate Bill 278 Given before the Senate Finance Committee The Maryland Market Money program matches purchases made 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

Proposed Budget Moves Maryland Backwards by Cutting Key Investments in Health, Education, Housing

January 24, 2017 by MDCEP
As a whole, the governor’s proposed budget for fiscal 2018 fails to make the investments we need to continue to read more
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