Evergreen Health will be liquidated and its enrollees will have to find new insurance plans by the end of September, a Baltimore City judge ruled last week. Judge Yolanda Tanner also ordered a 30-day special open enrollment period for the ...Read More »
The University of Maryland Medical System formally affiliated Friday with Dimensions Healthcare System, ushering in a new era for beleaguered hospitals and health centers in Prince George’s County. The new affiliation will be known as University of Maryland Capital Region ...Read More »
Baltimore’s architecture review panel approved the design of a 13-story building at the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Midtown Campus in Baltimore, the first expansion on those grounds in nearly a decade. Urban Design and Architecture Review panelists approved the ...
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Marylanders insured through the individual health exchange will see substantially higher premiums in 2018, though not as high as insurers wanted, after Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer approved final rates Friday. Redmer approved average rate increases of 34.5 and 50 ...Read More »
Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer expects to make a long-anticipated decision by Friday on substantial rate increases on the individual market requested by Maryland’s health insurers. The insurance commissioner has taken great pains to review the request as he seeks to ...Read More »
Maryland has reached a draft agreement to extend the state’s all-payer demonstration project with the federal government, Gov. Larry Hogan and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Thursday. The current all-payer model was put into place in 2014 ...Read More »
TRENTON, N.J. — EpiPen maker Mylan has finalized a $465 million government agreement settling allegations it overbilled Medicaid for its emergency allergy injectors for a decade — charges brought after rival Sanofi filed a whistleblower lawsuit and tipped off the ...Read More »
Big Pharma is having a Big Tobacco moment as litigation over opioids attract star lawyers and a growing list of states and local governments seeking their own multibillion-dollar payout to deal with costs of a burgeoning drug epidemic. On ...Read More »
Doctors who attend the lowest-ranked medical schools write more opioid prescriptions than doctors who attended the best medical schools, a new study from Princeton University found. “If all general practitioners had prescribed like those from the top-ranked school, we would ...
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Health insurers won a victory in 2015 when a tax that was part of the Affordable Care Act was suspended. Now as they fight to repeal or delay the tax again before it comes back into effect, the odds don’t ...Read More »