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Posts Tagged ‘Affordable Care Act’

Lowering Hospital Bills by Reducing Uncompensated Care, May 30th, 2014

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) ushered in a number of important reforms: insurance companies can no longer deny care to someone because of a preexisting condition; they can’t drop someone if he or she gets sick; and children can now stay on their parents’ plan until age 26. The Affordable Care Act was also designed to expand access  Read the Rest…

Implementing the Affordable Care Act, Creating Jobs and Strengthening America’s Middle Class, September 26th, 2013

Governor O’Malley’s Introduction of President Obama at Prince George’s County Community College Kettering, MD How are we doing Prince George’s County Community College? [Applause] You all look great. Are you excited to see the President? [Applause] So am I! I want to thank all of you for coming out to give the President such a  Read the Rest…

Joint Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act, June 28th, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown today released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act: “President Obama and Congress chose to pass the Affordable Care Act because the status quo was hurting our ability to create jobs, expand opportunity, and protect the  Read the Rest…

Health reform has been critical for Maryland, May 4th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications In case you missed it, we wanted to share Governor O’Malley’s oped in the Baltimore Sun today on how health care reform has helped Marylanders and why we can’t afford to lose the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. Key Points: “Maryland’s progress under the ACA exemplifies how much  Read the Rest…

Joint Statement from Governor O’Malley and Lt. Governor Brown on the Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, March 23rd, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown today issued the following statement on the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act:  “Two years ago today, President Obama had the courage and the foresight to take an important step forward, and our nation is now poised to help millions of American families and  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces Appointees to Health Benefit Exchange Board, May 26th, 2011

Governor also announces creation of new Office of Health Care Reform; Lt. Governor Brown hosts event in Howard County to recognize progress for Maryland’s health exchange Annapolis, MD (May 26, 2011) – Today, Governor Martin  O’Malley announced appointees to a nine-member board that will oversee Maryland’s Health  Benefit Exchange. The Exchange will be a transparent  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Obama Administration’s Announcement to Support Innovation in Affordable Healthcare, March 10th, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, MD (March 10, 2011)–Governor Martin O’Malley issued this statement today following the proposal of rules by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services outlining the steps States may pursue in order to receive a State Innovation Waiver under the Affordable Care Act: “The Obama Administration’s action today provides additional flexibility to states in  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Florida Federal Judge Ruling on the Affordable Care Act, January 31st, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, MD (January 31, 2011)– Governor Martin O’Malley issued this statement today on the ruling by a federal judge in Florida that President Obama’s health care law is unconstitutional: “Today’s ruling is one step in a process that will resolve legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act. While the courts do their work, Maryland will continue  Read the Rest…