Second of two parts There has been a rise in audit activity aimed at health care providers, due in no small part to auditors’ access to big data, which allows auditors to analyze more data in less time. It is ...Read More »
The Daily Record recently published a Feb. 23 op-ed (Sharon D. Allison-Ottey: “A well-intended bill but a bad one”) about proposed legislation (HB 1194/SB1023) to create a drug cost commission. We at the Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition champion ...Read More »
The Baltimore Police Department is in a time of crisis. Ineptitude and corruption exist at many levels in the department. It is time for systemic change. Crime has soared since the 2015 Freddie Gray uprising, police overtime is out of ...Read More »
From the misery that follows school shootings, the latest one in Florida, rise clamors that something should have been done to stop the killing before it began. Often there are warning signs that the trigger-puller was on the verge of ...Read More »
(Click here for Jeff Trueman’s previous column on finding the right mediator.) In most compromise mediations, the main tactic employed by many retired judge and senior lawyer mediators is case evaluation: a forecast, or an educated guess, of the litigated ...Read More »
Perhaps Richard P. Feynman, Nobel Prize-winning physicist and celebrated author and wit, said it best: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.” The “yourselves” for our purposes are the ...Read More »
Last month, the Maryland Citizens Health Initiative Coalition held a press conference in Annapolis calling on the General Assembly to pass so-called “transparency” legislation, HB 1194/SB 1023, to address the cost of prescription medicine Maryland’s citizens pay at the pharmacy ...
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