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States play an important role in health care policy not only through the implementation of federal health care policy but also through tailoring policies to meet the needs of the state’s population. By doing so, we find variation in health care policy from state to state, which is evident in programs like Medicaid. We also find variations in how states define insurance rules.
Explore healthcare.gov. Start on the Get Coverage tab to see the current insurance coverage for the state of Maryland.
Additionally, explore the Maryland state’s insurance website regarding current insurance rules for state residents.
What did you learn about Maryland insurance for residents? What did you learn about other states?