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Governor Hogan announces third consecutive year of lower individual health insurance premiums

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that Maryland Insurance Commissioner Kathleen A. Birrane has approved an average 11.9% premium rate decrease for individual health insurance plans with an effective date of January 1, 2021. This means that for the third consecutive year, all individual insurance rates in Maryland under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will see significant decreases. Individual …


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Governor Hogan announces reopening of coronavirus special enrollment to uninsured Marylanders as COVID-19 pandemic continues

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan was joined on Friday by Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Birrane, insurance companies, and the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to announce the reopening of the coronavirus emergency special enrollment period until December 15. More than 54,000 Marylanders enrolled in health coverage during the special enrollment period from March 16 to July 15. With Friday’s announcement, Maryland will offer …


Gov. Hogan announces 5th consecutive year of low unemployment insurance taxes

BALTIMORE, MD—The Hogan administration on Thursday announced that, for the fifth straight year, Maryland employers would receive the lowest possible unemployment insurance (UI) tax rates allowed under state law. The low tax rate has been made possible by Maryland’s low unemployment and high job growth. Unemployment insurance claim filings, both total and initial filings, are the lowest they have been …

Gov. Hogan announces 2nd consecutive decrease in health insurance premiums

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) has approved an average 10.3% premium rate decrease for individual health insurance plans with an effective date of January 1, 2020. This means that, for the second consecutive year, all individual insurance rates in Maryland will see important decreases. The new rates reflect the impact of the …

Why ‘Full Coverage’ Does Not Mean You Have PIP Coverage in Maryland

The following is a sponsored post from our friends at the Pinder Plotkin Legal Team. “Ask Pinder Plotkin” is the new monthly Q&A column answering your legal questions and concerns from The Pinder Plotkin Legal Team, your local law firm focused on personal injury, workers’ compensation claims, wrongful death, bankruptcy, Social Security disability, medical malpractice, estate planning and administration (probate), …