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Maryland Farmers Contribute to National Study Showing Health Insurance Costs are Threatening Farm Viability

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A national study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture was recently released with major implications for the viability of the agricultural industry. The study found that lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most substantial concerns American farmers are facing...

In the News: UME's Bonnie Braun featured in New York Times article

University of Maryland Extension specialist Bonnie Braun is quoted in a November 20 New York Times article titled “Navigating a Transformed Insurance Marketplace.” Braun, Ph.D., is an expert on changes to insurance under The Affordable Care Act and helped develop a program called Smart Choice...

UMD Empowers Americans to Make Smart Choice about Health Insurance

Sweeping health care reform legislation means starting October 1, hundreds of millions of Americans – both those currently insured and uninsured – will have more options than ever before when it comes to health insurance. Yet research shows the vast majority of people in this country are...
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