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Md. makes last push during final days of open enrollment

Vincent DeMarco

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland leaders, officials and advocates started their crucial final push to sign up the state’s uninsured on the Affordable Care Act marketplaces Tuesday, with just 10 days remaining in the open enrollment period. The state’s enrollment numbers have ...

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High hopes for new hospital in Prince George’s County

Renderings for the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Largo.

LARGO — University of Maryland Medical System officials joined federal, state and local elected officials to officially break ground on the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center in Prince George’s County Thursday morning, an event decades in the making. ...

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Congressional committee discusses opioid crisis in Baltimore

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Sitting in an auditorium at Johns Hopkins Hospital filled with medical professionals, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie assigned blame for the nation’s ongoing opioid crisis. He didn’t blame drug dealers on the corners of cities like Baltimore or Trenton. He ...

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Md. health insurance exchange names new executive director

Medical scribe Allyson Untiedt, right, takes notes as Dr. William Brombach examines patient Ron Meyer at HealthEast Midway Clinic in St. Paul, Minn. in 2014.  Scribes are quickly growing in number, but concerns are also being raised over a lack of regulation and oversight.   (AP Photo/The St. Paul Pioneer Press, Jean Pieri)

Michele Eberle has been named the new executive director of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, replacing Dr. Howard Haft, who had served as interim director since May. Eberle had previously served with the exchange as the chief operating officer and ...

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