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Hopkins to open specialty clinic for infectious diseases

Dr. Leana Wen. (File)

Johns Hopkins Hospital will open a clinic specializing in infectious diseases and focusing on the east Baltimore community, officials announced. The $24 million John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice for Patients with Infectious Diseases will open for patients Monday. The hospital expects ...

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Will Md. drug price gouging bill shape national debate?

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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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Md. health care groups still wary of federal reforms

Carmela Coyle, president of the Maryland Hospital Association. (File)

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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For now, GOP plan doesn’t touch Md. hospital payment system

In this Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, file photo, an American flag flies over Capitol Hill in Washington, as lawmakers return from a 7-week break. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

The Maryland health care community remains in wait-and-see mode after House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act didn’t remove or eliminate Maryland’s demonstration authority, also known as the Medicare waiver. The Republican plan, called the American Health Care ...

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As ACA repeal nears, Maryland’s hospital payment system up in the air

Carmela Coyle, president of the Maryland Hospital Association. (File)

President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night offered some insights into what his plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act might look like, but an important aspect of any reform that would uniquely affect ...

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