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Senate health care bill would cut billions of federal aid to Md. (access required)

The current Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act could cost Maryland billions of dollars, lead to more uninsured and undermine the state’s unique hospital payment system, state health advocates and policy leaders are warning. The proposal, led by ...

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Republican health plan could threaten Md. hospital system (access required)

The health care bill drafted by U.S. Senate Republicans  could threaten how hospitals in Maryland do business by ending Medicaid expansion and cutting subsidies for the individual insurance market. Under Maryland’s all-payer system, hospitals encourage more primary care services and ...

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Md. health care groups still wary of federal reforms (access required)

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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CBO score reaffirms opposition to AHCA in Maryland (access required)

Maryland groups that have been opposed to American Health Care Act pointed to the Congressional Budget Office analysis released Monday to support their position. The analysis by the nonpartisan CBO found the Republican-backed health care plan would result in 14 ...

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‘We’ve got a crisis in Maryland’ (access required)

The Maryland Hospital Association keeps a busy calendar during the legislative session in Annapolis. Carmela Coyle, the association’s president and CEO, said this year the organization would offer recommendations on more than 100 bills. And this year she’s also had ...

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As ACA repeal nears, Maryland’s hospital payment system up in the air (access required)

President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night offered some insights into what his plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act might look like, but an important aspect of any reform that would uniquely affect ...

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Md. hospitals want to engage patients with new ‘Fresh Care’ website (access required)

Maryland is in the midst of an unusual experiment to try to keep its citizens healthy and reduce the cost of health care by changing the way hospitals are paid – essentially giving them a financial incentive to keep people ...

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Md. regulators approve two-part hospital rate hike (access required)

State regulators approved an annual increase in Maryland hospital rates Wednesday, giving the green light to a compromise that was offered after hospitals argued that initial proposals were too low. The staff of the state’s Health Services Cost Review Commission ...

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Proposed rate increase still too low, say Md. hospitals (access required)

State regulators are expected to vote this week on the annual rate adjustment for Maryland’s hospitals, but the latest proposed increase remains less than what hospitals say they need. The staff of Maryland’s Health Services Cost Review Commission — which ...

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