Consumer Health First In The News


6/22/17 State considers rate increases on exchange - as another insurer drops out - Baltimore Sun

6/21/17Md. regulators hear pleas from consumers over proposed health insurance hikes - Baltimore Business Journal

6/21/17Turmoil on Maryland’s health insurance exchange. Cigna leaves individual market, other carriers file huge rate increase requests. - The Daily Record (paywall)

6/20/17 - "Consumer advocacy groups protest CareFirst rate increase proposal" - Baltimore Sun

6/08/17 - "Guest Commentary: Resisting the Assault on Medicaid in Maryland" - Maryland Matters

5/15/17 - "Maryland Activists Mobilize on Medicaid" - Maryland Matters

5/05/17 - "Potential Obamacare rate hikes raise concerns of Marylanders" - WTOP

5/05/17 - "CareFirst requests rate increases of more than 50 percent" - Baltimore Sun

3/18/17 - "Experts Worry About Impact of Proposed Obamacare Replacement" - Frederick News-Post

3/07/17 - "Overhaul of health law faces criticism from both sides in Maryland" - Baltimore Sun

2/22/17 - "Rep. Harris is a no-show for Affordable Care Act town hall at Harford Community College" - Baltimore Sun

1/19/17 - "Maryland could lose billions in federal funding if ACA is repealed" - Baltimore Sun

12/08/16 - "Evergreen removed from individual health insurance market pending approval of its bid to go for-profit" - Baltimore Sun

11/09/16 - "Trump could change health insurance programs that affect hundreds of thousands of Marylanders" - Baltimore Sun

11/01/16 - "Evergreen Health plans listed but not for sale on health exchange" - Baltimore Sun

10/26/16 - "Advocates suggest ways to cut health insurance costs" - Baltimore Sun

10/01/16 - "Maryland works to bring doctors, nursing homes into Medicare cost control program" - Baltimore Sun

9/12/16 - "Marylanders face hefty rate increases for Obamacare" - Baltimore Sun

7/28/16 - "CareFirst ups insurance rate increase request for 2017" - Baltimore Business Journal

7/27/16 - "CareFirst revises request, seeks higher rate increase" - Baltimore Sun

7/06/16 - "Maryland insurers' request for rate increase draws ire from some consumers" - Baltimore Business Journal

05/13/16 - "Health insurers seek rate increases in Maryland as United Healthcare quits market" - Baltimore Sun


3/20/17 - "The Risks of Repealing the ACA On the Shore with Jeananne Sciabarra" - The Chestertown Spy

3/13/17 - "The Local Impact Of The GOP’s Federal Health Care Proposal" - Podcast, The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU 88.5FM

3/07/17 - "New federal health care legislation would affect those with low-income" -WBALTV

2/26/17 - "Save The Affordable Care Act" - Fox45 TV


6/26/17 - "Harris urged to work toward ACA fix" - Letter to the Editor, Star Democrat

5/25/17 - "Fight to protect health benefits" - Letter to the Editor, Baltimore Sun

4/24/17 - "Maryland could face medical disaster" - Letter to the Editor, Baltimore Sun

3/22/17 - "AHCA a costly blow to Maryland health care" - Letter to the Editor, Baltimore Sun

8/11/16 - "CareFirst's rate request unjustified" - Op Ed in Baltimore Sun


4/06/17Maryland Takes Steps to Contend with Looming Healthcare Changes

4/03/17Maryland Adopts New Strategy for Possible Medicaid Changes

9/09/16New Approved Health Insurance Rates Will Burden Maryland Consumers