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Md. lawmakers weigh bills on hospital closure

Last summer’s decision to convert Laurel Regional Hospital from a full-service hospital to an outpatient facility prompted anger from lawmakers and community members who say they weren’t consulted about the change. Now, lawmakers in Annapolis are considering a pair of ...

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MHA: New Md. hospital-payment system shows early success

Maryland’s hospitals have seen more than $100 million in cost savings over the past year thanks to the state’s new, global-budget payment system for its medical centers, the Maryland Hospital Association announced Monday. The payment system is the result of ...

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Health-care advocates report success in legislative session

Advocates say there were several victories for health care in this year’s General Assembly session, but they worry that some much-needed changes won’t ultimately get funding from the governor. The final fiscal 2016 budget passed by lawmakers April 13 included ...

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