A study appearing in Health Affairs Monday found that Maryland’s all-payer global budgeting system may not have produced the systemic changes to hospital use promised when the system began to be adopted in 2011. But the state and Maryland hospitals reject ...Read More »
Baltimore will announce plans Wednesday to open a stabilization center, providing help for people struggling with addiction and other mental health disorders. The stabilization center will revitilize space at the Hebrew Orphan Asylum in the city’s Coppin Heights neighborhood. While ...Read More »
Legislation expected to head to Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk this week could allow Maryland enough time to implement a tool aimed at reducing individual market premiums next year. The legislation authorizing Maryland to seek a federal waiver to institute a ...Read More »
Baltimore city next week will join a federal lawsuit asking the federal government to restore promised grant funding to a program that provides evidence-based education to reduce teen birth rates. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ended the ...Read More »
The Senate unanimously passed legislation Thursday allowing pharmacists to share with customers if they would spend less on a drug by paying with cash instead of using their health insurance. Because of a contract provision known as the “gag rule,” ...Read More »
Maryland’s leaders are asking the state’s congressional delegation to help find solutions to stabilize the individual health insurance market. In a letter, Gov. Larry Hogan, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House Speaker Michael E. Busch asked Congress ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Single-payer health care could be a long-term solution to Maryland’s health insurance woes, sponsors of two single-payer bills told a Maryland legislative committee Monday. While a lot of criticism of single-payer health plans focuses on their cost, sponsors ...
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The health climate for women and children in Maryland has improved despite significant challenges, including troubling infant mortality numbers, a new study from United Health Foundation found. Maryland ranked 16th in health for the health of women and ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Drug manufacturers warned legislators Wednesday that a proposal aimed at keeping prescription drug prices low could harm Maryland’s biotechnology industry. The legislation would create a commission to review drug prices in Maryland, but that could decrease outside investment ...
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Dr. Gary W. Goldstein, president and CEO of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, will retire later this year, the institute announced Monday. Goldstein has led the Baltimore-based institute for 30 years and will retire once a successor has been named. Kennedy ...
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