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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published July 29, 2013

REMINDER:TODAY 1:15PM CARDIN, HOYER HOST HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ON PROGRESS OF AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND UPCOMING EXCHANGES



For Immediate Release

CONTACT: Sue Walitsky 202-224-4524

    Mariel Saez (Hoyer) 202 225 4131

July 29, 2013

 

*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***

 

CARDIN, HOYER HOST HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ON

PROGRESS OF AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND UPCOMING

EXCHANGES

 

 

TODAY/Monday, July 29 at 1:15PM, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin and Congressman Steny Hoyer (both D-MD) will host healthcare providers and health partners in southern Maryland for a discussion about healthcare reform and the upcoming Maryland Health Exchanges. Participants in the roundtable will be participating in navigating the exchange in the individual market and will be dealing mainly with the uninsured. The Maryland Health Connection is expected to enroll 180,000 of our state’s approximately 800,000 uninsured residents through private insurance and 100,000 more through Medicaid within the first year of enrollment, which begins October 1st. Up to 465,000 Marylanders will receive tax credits to help make health insurance more affordable, bringing $7.5 billion in premium and cost sharing tax credits into Maryland during the first five years of health insurance Exchange.

 

WHAT:          Senator Cardin, Congressman Hoyer Host Healthcare Roundtable with Southern Maryland Healthcare Providers

 

WHEN:          Monday, July 29 @ 1:15PM-2:30PM

 

WHERE:        Waldorf West Branch Library

                        10405 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf, MD 20603