Health Care

MUIH signs deal with GW School of Medicine

Officials with Laurel-based Maryland University of Integrative Health announced Thursday it has signed an articulation agreement with The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for an accelerated pathway to admission and advanced standing in MUIH’S master of nutrition and integrative ...

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Md. insurers make case for premium increases before reinsurance

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Maryland’s insurance regulator Monday heard health insurance companies’ cases for raising premiums on the individual market by an average of 30 percent, but those requests could fall if a reinsurance program is approved. Rate increases considered Monday would continue a ...

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CMS reverses course, will make risk adjustment payments to insurers

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer. (File)

A federal agency has reversed its decision earlier this month to stop collecting and making risk adjustment payments to health insurers, announcing it would reinstate the payments. The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services had said they would top making ...

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Democrats, health leaders protest potential loss of women’s health service funds

Sen. Chris Van Hollen, Sen. Ben Cardin, Dr. Leana Wen, Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, Rep. Elijah Cummings, Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger and Rep. John Sarbanes denounced a proposed Trump administration rule that could limit funds for women's health. More than 17,000 patients received help at Baltimore clinics that receive public funding in 2016. (Tim Curtis / The Daily Record)

Maryland’s congressional delegation and Baltimore City officials denounced Monday a proposed federal rule that they say could restrict access to women’s health and reverse work made to improve health outcomes, especially for poor women. A proposed rule change at the ...

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UMD School of Medicine begins digital health study

Emerging digital health company ICmed announced Monday that research has commenced on a study of older adults using its digital health engagement solution. Focused on increasing patient and caregiver engagement to improve behavior and health outcomes, ICmed’s solution is composed ...

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