Medical claims costs in Maryland could jump 67 percent for residents’ individual policies by 2017 under the federal health care overhaul, according to a study released Tuesday by the nation’s leading group of financial risk analysts. But a Maryland official said the study is flawed, because it doesn’t consider state-level policy decisions that will have a big impact on costs.
A measure to further implement federal health care reform in Maryland passed the House of Delegates on a 93-43 vote Monday with little debate.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and state health officials on Wednesday outlined some of the final steps in a three-year effort to create a health benefit exchange in Maryland as part of the federal health care overhaul.
It’s one of the biggest events of the winter in Baltimore, and it’s designed to help the city’s homeless population.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.
Thursday is the Great American Smokeout and, in case you need incentive, there’s a campaign to raise the cigarette tax next year.
Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.
After two years and more than two billion dollars spent, President Obama was returned to Washington with a clear mandate on the economy and the direction of the country.
On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!
If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.
Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.