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Maryland state health insurance exchange
The Baltimore Sun — The board overseeing Maryland’s health insurance marketplace decided to delay the launch of the small-business exchange until April 1, 2014. The board also voted to delay the collection of payments from people who have purchased health insurance through the marketplace.
November 8, 2013
The Baltimore Sun — Noridian Healthcare Solutions, the company that built Maryland’s health insurance marketplace, is adding staff and other resources to continue improving website performance. So far, about 3,100 households have purchased insurance through Maryland Health Connection.
October 29, 2013
MarylandReporter.com — An official with Maryland Health Benefit Exchange said an advisory committee discussed again delaying the small-business, or SHOP, exchange. The SHOP launch was originally slated for Oct. 1, but then pushed back to Jan. 1, 2014. Up to 85,000 small businesses may be eligible to use the Maryland SHOP.
October 27, 2013
lawyers.com — The Baltimore Sun reported concerns with the privacy statement on Maryland’s health insurance marketplace. One concern centered on a website disclaimer that states personal information could be released for “law enforcement or audit activities.” Another concern questioned if private health information could be released through Maryland’s Public Information Act. Legal experts countered both […]
October 21, 2013
The Baltimore Sun — Business on Maryland’s health insurance marketplace is picking up after delays and technical issues in the first days of operation. Nearly 35,000 people have created accounts, and nearly 2,400 have purchased coverage.
October 18, 2013