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.
The Maryland House of Delegates is on track to vote for 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.
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.
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler cited ongoing problems with the state’s health care exchange on Monday to criticize the leadership skills of his chief rival for the Democratic nomination for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.
An emergency measure will be submitted in Maryland to put people who thought they were enrolled in a health care plan through the state’s troubled health exchange but still did not receive coverage into a separate state safety net health plan.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is voicing confidence Maryland will reach a 260,000-person enrollment goal by the end of March through the state’s health care exchange, despite a rocky start with computer problems.
Counselors helping people use the federal government’s online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the same old sputters and even crashes.
If you are not assured by promises of a highly secure government exchange to buy health insurance, skip it.
A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center found that almost half of Americans feel that the online health insurance exchanges associated with the Affordable Care Act are not working.
A recent Gallup Poll indicates that seven out of ten Americans without any health insurance are still “not too familiar” or “not familiar at all” with the health insurance exchanges offered courtesy of the Affordable Care Act.