Tag: Health Care Reform Coordinating Council

Insurance Exchange should be its own agency, staff recommends

Health council staff recommended that the Health Care Reform Coordinating Council make the Maryland Insurance Exchange — the new entity for people without insurance and others to purchase coverage — an independent government agency.

At a meeting Tuesday morning, council members discussed this and several other recommendations about how federal health reforms will be implemented in the state.

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Some confusion in Md. on federal health reform

The state is taking the first steps in implementing the federal health care reform bill, but officials are still struggling to get clarification on many parts of the new law.

Maryland’s new Health Care Reform Coordinating Council held its first meeting Thursday, resolving to find the best way to implement provisions of the landmark federal health care overhaul.

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