A problem with Maryland’s defective health care exchange could cost the state $30.5 million, because the state is unable to determine whether people remain eligible for Medicaid, according to a report by state budget analysts released Thursday.
Maryland’s health-exchange board voted to fire the state’s prime information technology contractor for Maryland’s defective health care exchange, the state’s health secretary told lawmakers Monday.
Maryland lawmakers try to get a handle on the troubled State Healthcare Exchange. They’ve already passed emergency legislation to help applicants stranded by the website.
Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to testify in support of a minimum wage increase when House and Senate committees take up the bill this week.
Maryland lawmakers on Thursday announced a new oversight panel to try to find solutions to ongoing problems with the state’s troubled online health exchange.
Uninsured Marylanders get another crack at health care coverage retroactive to Jan. 1.
The Maryland House of Delegates voted on Tuesday to provide health insurance retroactive to the first of the year for people who tried to enroll on the state’s online health exchange but couldn’t complete the process due to computer problems with a state website.
The General Assembly is on its way to the rescue of hundreds of Marylanders locked out of the health care exchange by computer glitches.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski said Friday that Maryland should “stay the course” with its own health care exchange, despite its troubled start, and not switch to the federal exchange.
Democratic and Republican critics of Maryland’s health exchange are urging state officials to consider other options to signing up state residents for health care plans.
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration will submit emergency legislation at the start of Maryland’s legislative session next week aimed at insuring people who thought they had successfully enrolled in a health care plan through the state’s health exchange but had not — through no fault of their own, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced Friday.
Maryland’s health care exchange is still not serving the people of Maryland. Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown is charged with overseeing the state’s affordable health care enrollment.