The Uninsured: What Do the New Numbers Mean for Health Reform?. Alliance for Health Reform John M. Colmers, Secretary Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene September 18, 2009. Maryland’s Coverage Rate Trends. Percent Uninsured - Under 64 2007 - 2008 14.4%
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Alliance for Health Reform
John M. Colmers, Secretary
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
September 18, 2009
Expansion of Benefits for Families – Began July 2008
Expansion of Benefits for Childless Adults (contingent on funding)
Enrollment – Medicaid & MCHP Coverage Act (2007)
Excluding Expansion Parents
Health Insurance Partnership – Began October 2008
Kids First Act (2008) changed tax form for 2008 and 2009 to allow taxpayers to indicate whether dependent children have insurance.
Simultaneously streamlined enrollment process