MD HB188 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Introduced on January 16 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-06 - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishing the Office of Health Care Coverage in the Maryland Department of Health to establish and carry out the HealthcareMaryland Program to provide benefits to State residents who do not receive federal benefits through Medicare, TRICARE, plans that are subject to ERISA, or any other federal medical program; requiring the Office to contract with a certain number of managed care organizations; requiring certain employers to pay to the Secretary of Labor a certain annual payroll tax; etc.

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Public Health - State-Provided Health Care Benefits



2020-02-06HouseHearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
2020-01-16HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations and Economic Matters


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General21001(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General21002(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General21003(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General21004(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General21005(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General21006(n/a)See Bill Text
Labor and Employment13101(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments