University of Maryland Shore Regional Health plans to build a $350 million hospital in Easton to replace an aging facility and create a medical hub for the midshore region, the system said in a certificate of need application refiled with ...Read More »
Maryland’s insurance regulators, carriers and consumer advocates Monday welcomed the effects of a new reinsurance program that has allowed the insurers to dramatically lower rate requests and brought the potential for some stabilization to the state’s individual health insurance market. ...Read More »
A busy week is in store for health policy in Maryland as regulators, advocates, consumers and insurers consider the present and future of the state’s individual market. Monday, the Maryland Insurance Administration will hear from insurers and the public as ...Read More »
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has requested a rate reduction of more than 20 percent on Maryland’s individual market following federal approval of the state’s reinsurance program, the latest sign that the gambit to stabilize the market is paying off. In new filings, CareFirst, ...
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Bon Secours Health System and Mercy Health announced Wednesday that they have officially merged, forming a large health system including Baltimore’s Bon Secours Hospital. The new system, Bon Secours Mercy Health, announced in July that John M. Starcher, the leader ...
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The Maryland Proton Treatment Center announced completion of a financing arrangement Wednesday that the center believes will enable it to focus more on treating patients and supporting clinical trials to expand what cancers can be treated. The treatment center raised ...
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The board of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange voted Friday on a solution to an issue where the state’s new reinsurance program could cause duplicative payments under the Affordable Care Act’s risk adjustment program. Kaiser Permanente, one of the state’s ...Read More »