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Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA

A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.

12/10/2014

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Things To Know For Maryland’s Health Care Sign Up

Thousands of Maryland residents already have started shopping for health care plans on the state’s extensively revamped exchange website, which opened last week for browsing without any reported problems.

11/14/2014

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Wellness Program Required For Md. State Employees

State employees will now be required to participate in a wellness program as part of their health insurance or pay a $50 annual penalty.

10/07/2014

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More Insurers To Offer Health Law Plans Next Year

The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president’s health care law. The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in 44 states.

09/24/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Healthcare Advocates: Md. Insurance Sign-Up A Success

Healthcare advocates are calling the state’s affordable care sign-up a success. With the release of the latest numbers comes a campaign to encourage those who may still qualify for part of the program to sign up.

04/28/2014

Dr. Peter Beilenson

Nonprofit Builds Different Kind Of Insurance Firm

Maryland hadn’t had a health insurance co-op for 20 years. Then Dr. Peter Beilenson came along.

04/27/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

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Md. Health Exchange Board Adopts Enrollment Plan

Maryland’s health exchange board has adopted a plan to help people who have tried to enroll before the deadline at the end of the month but were unable to complete an application.

03/18/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

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