Under the shadow of federal efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the General Assembly this session passed several bills that look to insulate Marylanders from changes to the health insurance law and passed packages of bills designed to ...Read More »
The Maryland Hospital Association keeps a busy calendar during the legislative session in Annapolis. Carmela Coyle, the association’s president and CEO, said this year the organization would offer recommendations on more than 100 bills. And this year she’s also had ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Members of Maryland’s judiciary Tuesday called on legislators to ensure that the state health department promptly care for criminal defendants waiting for court-ordered psychological evaluations for possible commitment or to determine their competency to stand trial. Baltimore City District Court Judge George ...Read More »
The largest state employees’ union is calling on the governor and Maryland health officials to increase the number of beds and staffing at state mental hospitals. The demands come days after the state health secretary appeared before a Baltimore City Circuit ...Read More »
The Mental Health Association of Maryland is claiming the National Council for Behavioral Health has attempted to block it from running a mental health training program that the organizations developed and agreed to jointly operate. The program, called Mental Health ...Read More »
TOWSON — A Maryland panel is holding a seminar on how to de-escalate confrontations with people experiencing a mental health crisis. The Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions is holding a session on Wednesday afternoon to demonstrate what works and ...
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