Health care reform enrollment goal reached in Maryland, after all

Maryland Health insurance

A research error had made the success of the state’s exchange look unlikely until it was finally identified. Since the start of the implementation of the health care reform in Maryland, it has looked like the state would only just barely meet its enrollment goals – if it would actually reach them at all. However, recent reports have shown that the first goal that was set was actually based on inaccurate data. As it turns out, since the data upon which the original health care reform enrollment goal was established,…

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States wait on Supreme Court ruling over health care reform

Health Care Reform insurance exchange

The future of their insurance exchanges will depend on the decision that is made. The state based health insurance exchange marketplaces have already faced a stream of roadblocks as they are considered and created in order to comply with the health care reform law of 2010, and now they face yet another hurdle that will need to be overcome. The Supreme Court is expected to give its ruling about the constitutionality of the heart of the law in June. The future of all of the decisions that have been made so…

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Maryland health insurance exchange board submits recommendations to state legislators on how to build an exchange program

Maryland lawmakers are scheduled to consider recommendations from the Board of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange regarding how the state should construct and insurance exchange system. The board introduced their recommendations to the General Assembly on Tuesday, but legislators will not decide what to do until the beginning of next year. The state is required to establish an insurance exchange system by federal law, but Maryland legislators have been slow in passing any new laws that would make the program a reality. The insurance exchange board was formed to guide…

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