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Md. Lawmaker Wants Probe of Exchange Procurement

A Maryland lawmaker on Tuesday renewed a call for an investigation into the state’s defective health care exchange with a focus on the procurement process of the exchange’s board, which has approved multimillion dollar contracts.

02/11/2014

The White House says a costly spending bill President Barack Obama signed into law five years ago Monday was good for the economy and helped the U.S. avoid another Great Depression. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘We’re Smoothing Out This Transition’ With Latest Obamacare Delay

President Barack Obama says he’s giving mid-size businesses more time to comply with his health care law because the goal is not to punish anyone.

02/11/2014

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Backup Plan for Maryland Health Exchange Gets Final OK

The Maryland Senate has given final approval to a bill to help people who could not enroll in a private health plan on Maryland’s health exchange website due to computer problems last year.

01/29/2014

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Obamacare Call Center Employees Suing Over Unpaid Overtime

Employees at a call center for state health insurance exchanges are suing their employer in federal court, saying they were forced to work unpaid overtime.

01/28/2014

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Md. House OKs Bill on Health Exchange Problems

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a measure to provide health insurance to people who tried to enroll on the state’s online health exchange but couldn’t get through due to computer problems.

01/28/2014

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Senate OKs Bill on Health Exchange Problems

The Maryland Senate has advanced a measure to provide insurance for people who were unable to enroll in the state’s health exchange website due to computer problems.

01/21/2014

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O’Malley Says Maryland Will Meet Health Care Goal

Gov. Martin O’Malley is acknowledging a troubled start for Maryland’s online health insurance exchange, but he predicted Sunday that the state will still meet its enrollment goal by the end of March.

01/12/2014

Mirroring problems with the federal health care website, users attempting to navigate the Spanish version have discovered their own set of difficulties.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Spanish Version Of Health Care Site Frustrates Users

Mirroring problems with the federal health care website, users attempting to navigate the Spanish version have discovered their own set of difficulties.

01/12/2014

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin speaks during a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on April 14, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Vt. Gov Pledges To Implement Nation’s First Universal Health Care System

Gov. Peter Shumlin told lawmakers Tuesday that efforts to improve health care for Vermonters through the new federal overhaul don’t go far enough and he renewed his pledge for the state to implement the nation’s first universal health care system by 2017.

01/08/2014

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Critics Urge Moving Away From Troubled Md. Health Exchange

Democratic and Republican critics of Maryland’s troubled health exchange urged state officials on Monday to consider other options to signing up state residents for health care plans.

01/06/2014

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