Maryland Reviews Legislative Remedy for Health Exchange Glitch

January 28, 2014

Maryland’s House of Delegates will likely vote Tuesday on a plan to help residents who have struggled with the state’s health insurance exchange online.

The bill would let customers sign up for retroactive coverage in the Maryland Health Insurance Plan, a separate safety net plan.

Private insurance companies in the health exchange opened similar retroactive coverage options, but a deadline to register was last week.

The Senate approved the bill Jan. 21.

Also this week, Del. Jon Cardin, a Democrat running for attorney general, will push for an expansion of “Grace’s Law.”

The version that passed last year makes it a misdemeanor to physically threaten or emotionally harm children over social media. Cardin wants it to protect adults as well.

He will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

Latest Comments

  • January 28, 2014 at 3:09 pm
    Original Bob says:
    I love how the ACA supporters label this disaster a "Glitch". A "glitch" as in: "Other than that Secretary Clinton how did that visit to Ambassador Steven’s family go?"
  • January 28, 2014 at 2:28 pm
    Agent says:
    Bob, on Fox today, they had the story of the Federal Government giving $1.2 Billion with a B to the states to set up their exchanges. They are every bit as bad as Healthcare.g... read more
  • January 28, 2014 at 1:44 pm
    bob says:
    let's do the same with home and auto insurance, so I can sign up after my house burns or I have a wreck - - --
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