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Maryland to overhaul healthcare exchange with help from Connecticut
Maryland to overhaul healthcare exchange with help from Connecticut

The board of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange voted Tuesday night to overhaul its troubled healthcare website by adopting the smooth-running technology platform developed by Connecticut. Maryland has spent about $125.5 million operating and building its exchange, but in late February the state severed its $193-million contract with prime technology contractor Noridian Healthcare Solutions after struggling with technical problems that led to thousands of lost and stuck applications, as well as long wait times for frustrated consumers. Top state officials considered repairing the system at a cost of $66 million, according to a memo provided to the board, but believed the final...

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