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.
The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to allow drug users to get more than one clean needle at one time in Baltimore’s needle exchange program.
Maryland has revised its enrollment goal for its new health insurance exchange after months when it looked like the state could miss its target.
Another $2 million is approved to compensate for defects in the Maryland health exchange. The deadline to sign up is March 31.
A Maryland lawmaker on Tuesday renewed a call for an investigation into the state’s defective health care exchange with a focus on the procurement process of the exchange’s board, which has approved multimillion dollar contracts.
A new court filing provides details of the behind-the-scenes squabbles among private contractors that contributed to the poor performance of Maryland’s online health exchange.
The Maryland Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill to help people who could not enroll in a private health plan on Maryland’s health exchange website due to computer problems, sending the measure to Gov. Martin O’Malley who will sign the legislation.
Maryland’s health exchange says 1,407 households have registered for a retroactive coverage option offered by insurers in the exchange.
Maryland’s health secretary said Monday night that an agreement has been reached to retroactively provide health insurance to people who had computer problems when trying to enroll in the state’s troubled online insurance exchange.
Despite a rocky start with health care reform, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday he is still aiming to meet the goal of enrolling 260,000 people in private insurance and Medicaid through the state’s health care exchange by the end of March.
Fourteen states and the District of Columbia told the federal government they could run their own health insurance exchanges, but three people leading their states’ exchanges have now left following problem-plagued rollouts of the online marketplaces.
The official in charge of Maryland’s glitch-ridden health exchange is stepping down.