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 ...Read More »
Maryland Hospital Association President and CEO Carmela Coyle will step down from her job this fall to take the same position with the California Hospital Association, the Maryland group announced Thursday. Coyle has served as president and CEO of the ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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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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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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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »