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AARP ranks Maryland 12th for long-term care

A Rhode Island judge last month denied a nursing home’s motion to compel arbitration in a wrongful death suit, finding the patient lacked the mental capacity to enter into the binding agreement. 
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Maryland ranked 12th in the country for providing long-term care in an AARP scorecard released Wednesday. The state improved its position from 2014, when it ranked 23rd. The AARP scorecard, compiled in conjunction with The Commonwealth Fund and The Scan ...

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Will Md. drug price gouging bill shape national debate?

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The drug Naloxone, often sold under the brand name Narcan, has become a critical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic. But since the drug’s ability to counter overdoses became popularized in 2014, its price has more than doubled. ...

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Md. health care groups still wary of federal reforms

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Republicans might have pulled the American Health Care Act, but stakeholders in Maryland’s health care community remain wary of any future reform efforts that could come out of the Trump administration or Congress. The Maryland Hospital Association and the Maryland ...

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Study: Md.’s alcohol tax increase led to drop in drunken driving accidents

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The increase in Maryland’s alcohol tax in 2011 has saved lives, advocates said after a new study showed a decrease in alcohol-related car crashes in the last six years. The study, by researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, showed ...

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