Maryland health officials said Friday that enrollment in private health insurance on the state exchange increased by more than 50 percent during the third week of December, totaling 11,715 signups since the website launched in October.
Insurance carriers taking part in Maryland’s health care exchange have extended the deadline for individuals and families to enroll in order to be covered Jan. 1.
A program that aims to reduce Baltimore’s infant mortality rate has received a $1 million grant that will extend it through 2013.
The largest private insurer in the Washington area is announcing $8.5 million in grants to a dozen health clinics in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia to help them coordinate treatment for vulnerable patients.
Former Eyewitness news anchor Dick Gelfman has always been humble about the millions he’s raised to fight breast cancer with his ride across Maryland.