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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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers were still making changes to a bill designed to stabilize the individual health insurance market hours before a hearing Wednesday, demonstrating the complexity of finding a solution to federal health care changes. Late changes to a ...Read More »
Anne Arundel Medical Group Physical Therapy has expanded its business with a new office at the Edgewater Village Center, company officials said Tuesday. The 2,500 square-foot office space is AAMG’s seventh regional location. AAMG Physical Therapy offers a range of ...Read More »
Health care consultant Bob Atlas will be the next president and CEO of the Maryland Hospital Association, the organization announced Monday. Atlas, 63, is expected to start March 5. He will serve as the association’s fourth president. He currently is president of ...Read More »
The dangerous element of fentanyl requires Maryland to change how it responds to the state’s opioid crisis, including embracing some radical proposals, policymakers say. While state data shows opioid-related and heroin-related overdose deaths have started to decline, the number of fentanyl-related ...Read More »