August 13th, 2011 by WCBC Radio
Lt. Governor Anthony Brown announced Friday that the state of Maryland has received a $27.2 million grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services to fund the establishment of Marlyand's health benefit exhange- a marketplace to offer individuals high quality affordable health plans. Maryland is one of 16 states to be awarded an Exchange Establishment grant. To date, Maryland has received $34.4 million to plan and build the exchange, including a $6.2 million innovator grant given to six states.