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Md. Moves To Revamp Flawed Health Exchange

A Maryland board voted Tuesday to replace technology in the state’s badly flawed health-exchange website instead of fixing its current system or partnering with the federal health care exchange.

04/02/2014

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Deadline Approaching To Enroll In Md. Health Exchange

There are just a few hours left to enroll in private health insurance through the Maryland Health Connection.

03/30/2014

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Battle Against Time: 4-Year-Old Needs Heart Transplant

Every day–every hour–could make a difference in the life of little Madison Parrott. It’s a battle against time for the 4-year-old, who is at the top of the waiting list for a lifesaving heart transplant.

02/04/2014

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Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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Enforcing The Health Law Mandate: What The IRS Can & Can’t Do

According to one tax expert, the IRS cannot attach a lien to personal assets for not having health insurance.

11/13/2013

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5 Ways To Buy Health Insurance Without A Government Exchange

If you are not assured by promises of a highly secure government exchange to buy health insurance, skip it.

11/08/2013

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013

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Who Are The Uninsured In America?

Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.

09/04/2013