Maryland ranked 12th in the country for providing long-term care in an AARP scorecard released Wednesday. The state improved its position from 2014, when it ranked 23rd. The AARP scorecard, compiled in conjunction with The Commonwealth Fund and The Scan ...Read More »
Maryland needs to do more to ensure access to prescription drugs and pain management for seniors, areas where it ranks last and second-to-last in the country, a new report released Wednesday by United Health Foundation said. Overall, the state ranked ...Read More »
The drug Naloxone, often sold under the brand name Narcan, has become a critical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic. But since the drug’s ability to counter overdoses became popularized in 2014, its price has more than doubled. ...
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Republicans might have pulled the American Health Care Act, but stakeholders in Maryland’s health care community remain wary of any future reform efforts that could come out of the Trump administration or Congress. The Maryland Hospital Association and the Maryland ...
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The increase in Maryland’s alcohol tax in 2011 has saved lives, advocates said after a new study showed a decrease in alcohol-related car crashes in the last six years. The study, by researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, showed ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Electric bills have long been take-it-or-leave-it affairs: Pay one rate for all the power you used the month before, no matter when you used it. But some electric companies want to shake-up that rigid business model. They ...Read More »
Clarence “Tiger” Davis is the new state president of AARP Maryland, after serving one year as interim president. Davis will serve as the principal AARP volunteer spokesperson in the state and will chair the state executive council. Davis was elected ...Read More »
Sonnette Kotze has been named vice president of finance of Maryland Live! Casino, under development at Arundel Mills mall. Kotze began her gaming career in 1997 as the casino controller for Tsogo Sun, a gaming company in South Africa. She ...Read More »