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For far too long, America’s health insurance system has been too costly, inaccessible and inefficient for families and small businesses.  Congressman Hoyer supported the passage and enactment ofthe Affordable Care Act, which includes critical insurance reforms that put patients – not insurance companies – in control of their health care, while ensuring that the U.S. health care system continues to be the best in the world.

The Affordable Care is making a significant difference for Maryland families. Thanks to the law, up to 2.5 million Marylanders with pre-existing conditions such as asthma, cancer, or diabetes – including up to 320,000 children – no longer have to worry about being denied coverage or charged higher prices. Additionally, 46,000 young adults in Maryland have gained health insurance because they can now stay on their parents’ health plans until age 26; and over 1.5 million Marylanders on private insurance have gained coverage for at least one free preventive health care service such as a mammogram, birth control, or an immunization. And Marylanders with Medicare have saved nearly 230 million on prescripton drugs because of the Affordable Care Act.  

According to Gallup, the uninsured rate in Maryland was 7 percent in mid-2015, down from 12.9 percent in 2013. Through the Maryland Health Connection and our state’s expansion of Medicaid, over 606,000 Marylanders enrolled in quality, affordable health care coverage for 2015. 

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