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.
State employees will now be required to participate in a wellness program as part of their health insurance or pay a $50 annual penalty.
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.
With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
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.
Maryland hadn’t had a health insurance co-op for 20 years. Then Dr. Peter Beilenson came along.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
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.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.