ANNAPOLIS, Md. (July 8, 2011) – MONDAY, Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown will preside over a meeting of the Maryland Health Care Reform Coordinating Council (HCRCC) in Annapolis, the Council’s first meeting of 2011 and its ninth meeting overall. The Council, co-chaired by Lt. Governor Brown and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, will discuss the progress being made to establish Maryland’s health benefit exchange and implement other reform measures. The agenda for Monday’s meeting can be found on the Council’s website at http://dhmh.maryland.gov/healthreform/html/meetings.html.
Lt. Governor Brown leads the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s efforts to reduce costs, expand access, and improve the quality of care for all Marylanders. Under the leadership of Governor O’Malley and Lt. Governor Brown, Maryland has implemented reforms that have expanded health coverage to over 280,000 Marylanders and put the State in position to maximize the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA).
WHAT: Lt. Governor Brown to Preside Over Health Care Reform Coordinating Council
WHERE: Joint Hearing Room
Legislative Services Building
WHEN: MONDAY, July 11, 2011