Facing a rapidly approaching deadline, the White House and its allies are racing to enroll young people in new insurance plans offered under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, a sweeping effort that underscores how crucial the so-called “young invincibles” are to the measure’s success.
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.
Maryland health officials said Friday that enrollment in private health insurance on the state exchange increased by more than 50 percent during the third week of December, totaling 11,715 signups since the website launched in October.
A bug-ridden website. Endless wait times on a toll-free helpline. Error-laden data sent to insurance companies.
Moms on a mission. President Barack Obama is asking parents, especially moms, to talk to their 20-something children about Affordable Health Care.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Maryland health care advocates took another step in the direction of getting residents signed up for Obamacare.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Growing confusion. One day after the president accepts blame for the botched roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, states such as Maryland are now facing a tough decision.
Under mounting pressure, the president announces changes to the Affordable Care Act. The move would allow extensions for people who were dropped by their plans.