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Maryland's health insurance marketplace. An independent
governmental unit that helps Marylanders compare rates, benefits and quality
among qualified health plans to help individuals and small employers select an
insurance product that best suits their needs. The Exchange will also help
qualified employers enroll their employees in small group market
network of organizations around the state staffed by trained and certified
people to help consumers enroll in Medicaid or a qualified health plan.
HealthCare Access Maryland (Anne Arundel, Baltimore County and
Baltimore City, Carroll,
Frederick and Howard) http://www.healthcareaccessmaryland.org/
Maryland Medical Assistance (Medicaid)
A health insurance program for low-income Maryland residents and
Consumer Assistance Programs in other
National health advocacy organization that offers issue briefs, data analysis and advocacy toolkits on health care coverage, equity, value and the consumer experience for policymakers and advocates.
The federal government's official website for the Affordable Care
Act and the federal health insurance marketplace.
The Center for Consumer Information & Insurance
A federal government agency that oversees implementation of ACA
provisions related to private health insurance; ensures compliance with new
insurance market rules, such as the Patient's Bill of Rights; helps states
review unreasonable rate increases; provides oversight for the state-based
health insurance exchanges; and administers the Consumer Assistance Program,
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan and Early Retiree Reinsurance Program.
Families USA Patient's Bill of Rights
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Health Reform
National Association of Insurance Commissioners'
Health Insurance Reform News http://www.naic.org/index_health_reform_section.htm
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts http://www.statehealthfacts.org/profileind.jsp?cat=17&rgn=22
A nonprofit foundation that provides free, up-to-date and
user-friendly health data for all 50 states on more than 700 health topics.
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