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In an effort to battle childhood obesity, some legislators are seeking to regulate the drinks Maryland restaurants offer as part of children’s meals.
More than $27 million has been paid to replace an outdated system that manages Medicaid claims for the state, but work has fallen grossly behind schedule and is unreliable in quality, according to an audit released this month by Maryland's Department of Legislative Services.
Rep. Steny Hoyer expressed satisfaction with the number of people who have signed up for health insurance through the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange this year.
The number of people who enrolled in health care plans this year through the Maryland Health Connection has dropped by 10.4 percent at this point, despite efforts to increase the number of insured including a larger call center staff, a streamlined website and more public knowledge of the program.