Protecting Health Care for Marylanders

For immediate release: 
June 2, 2017

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SENATE PRESIDENT AND HOUSE SPEAKER ANNOUNCE APPOINTMENTS TO THE MARYLAND HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE PROTECTION COMMISSION


Annapolis, MD – Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., and House Speaker Michael E. Busch announced today their appointments to the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission.

Created by Senate Bill 571, the Commission will monitor and assess the impact of potential and actual federal changes to the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Maryland’s Children Health Program (CHIP) and Medicare. The Commission will provide recommendations for State and local action to protect the access of residents of the State to affordable health coverage. SB571 was presented to Governor Hogan during the 2017 legislative session and became law without his signature.

Members of the Commission include:

The Commission will report back to the Legislature at the end of each calendar year with findings and recommendations. Governor Hogan has 3 additional appointments to the Commission.
 

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