Delaney Issues Statement on Maryland Health Care Exchange SettlementCongressman John Delaney, of Maryland’s 6th District, has released a statement following news that the state of Maryland will recoup $45 million from Noridian, the prime contractor for Maryland’s online health exchange.
“I applaud Attorney General Frosh for negotiating this settlement as a partial offset to the pain Marylanders suffered as a result of the failed healthcare exchange roll out under then Governor O`Malley,” Delaney said. “Our state’s failure to manage this roll-out – which cost our taxpayers tens of millions of dollars and prevented thousands of Marylanders from obtaining health insurance – was a painful lesson in government mismanagement and a national embarrassment. As I did in this situation, I will continue to push for a smarter government, one that uses data and best practices to implement transformative programs to help the lives of our citizens.”
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the prime contractor hired to build Maryland’s flawed health exchange website will pay $45 million to avoid legal action over its performance. Maryland’s health exchange program garnered national attention last year because Maryland had one of the worst sign-up rates for private health care plans in the country. […]
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