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Lieutenant governor to discuss health exchange

Thursday - 8/23/2012, 6:03am  ET

BALTIMORE - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is scheduled to make an announcement about Maryland's health benefit exchange.

Brown is making the announcement on Thursday in Baltimore.

Under the federal health care law, Maryland's exchange is due to be operational by October of next year.

The exchange is a marketplace where people and small businesses can choose among benefit plans offered by private insurers and determine their eligibility for Medicaid and federal tax credits.

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