Tag Archives: Brian Feldman

Md. leaders hope drug board sets the bar for the nation

Signs advertise new products available inside a CVS store with the new HealthHUB in Spring, Texas. The drugstore chain's HealthHub stores will have about twice as much space devoted to health care as other locations. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Maryland lawmakers, elected officials and advocates praised the novelty of a new law to create a board to review the prices of high-cost prescription drugs, even as the earliest possible action it could take on prices is 2021. The law ...

Read More »

Md. prescription drug bill filled with compromises

"Black, Hispanic young adults are two to three times more likely to not have health insurance compared to their counterparts, white young adults. So there’s a health equity component to this, as well,” says Sen. Brian Feldman, D-Montgomery. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Sometimes compromise means recognizing things could have gone worse. That seems to be the view of advocates of measures aimed at controlling what Marylanders pay for their medication. Legislation introduced in January would have created a board to set upper ...

Read More »