Category Archives: Stay Informed

Steps to Take If You Are Having Trouble Getting an Appointment with an In Network Mental Health Provider

If you are having trouble getting an appointment with an  mental health provider for you or a family member, please contact the Maryland Parity Project. We can help you! As an insured Marylander, either privately or through Medicaid, you have … Continue reading

Open Enrollment in Maryland Health Connection begins November 15, 2014

On June 9, 2013, Congress signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. Under this law, each state was to set up an exchange that meets the following goals: decreases the number of uninsured individuals, improve coverage for … Continue reading

California Governor Vetoes Parity Bill Imposing Higher Fines for Carriers

Governor Jerry Brown vetoed SB 1046, which would have given Department of Insurance Commissioner, Dave Jones’, authority to levy fines of up to $2,500 a day against health plans that are not parity compliant. This move by Governor Brown is … Continue reading

Huge Win for Parity Advocates in Veteran Affairs

On Tuesday, August 26th President Barack Obama announced 19 new executive actions at the American Legion 96th convention affecting Service members, veterans and their families. Our military service members, veterans, and their families deserve great care as they continue to … Continue reading