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Online Health Insurance Marketplace Participation

Posted on: May 30th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As October rapidly approaches, participation by health insurance companies within the various state online marketplaces is starting to come into focus. The Maryland Online Marketplace, better know as “Maryland Health Connection” Announced yesterday that 12 health insurers plan to offer plans via their exchange.  The list of participating plans include: Aetna, BEST Life & Health, […]

Electronic Medical Records Invading Privacy?

Posted on: October 31st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Owners of Maryland health insurance policies are concerned about privacy as Maryland’s efforts to implement electronic records escalates.  There is a strong debate about patient privacy and the possible exploitation of the new technology according to the article “Will Electronic Medical Records Invade Your Privacy” by Andrea K. Walker on Electronic records are becoming […]

Maryland Health Insurance Quotes Rising

Posted on: July 26th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

UPDATE 4/19/2012 – Despite Maryland health insurance rates still being higher than consumers would like, most residents are carrying coverage.  The HealthCare website reports about 86% of Maryland residents have health insurance while about 14% is going without.  This could be due to job loss or lack of funds given how expensive health insurance in […]

Health Insurance for Fertility Treatment

Posted on: June 24th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Insurance-Plan Coverage for Infertility Urged” by Cheryl Wetzstein on, advocates from The National Infertility Association are pushing for all health insurance companies to cover fertility treatment. Infertility is a complex and emotionally devastating issue and most states do not enforce insurers to cover this problem.  Many believe that infertility is […]

Maryland Health Insurance: Closer Look at Health Plans

Posted on: April 1st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Maryland Applies Pressure to Health Plans” by Scott Graham on, Maryland’s top officials are looking much closer at the requests of Maryland health insurance companies to increase premiums. The chair of the House Health and Government Operations Committee, Del. Peter A. Hammen, asked leaders of the Maryland Insurance Administration and […]

Maryland Health Insurance Plan

Posted on: January 8th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

According to the Baltimore Business Journal, the Maryland Health Insurance Plan (MHIP) will offer health coverage for reduced premiums for individuals and families with limited household income. MHIP offers health insurance to Maryland residents who aren’t eligible for Medicaid, can’t afford health insurance from a private health insurance carrier or simply can’t qualify for individual […]