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Health reform panel to vote on benchmark plan

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland panel working on implementing federal health care reform is planning to take a vote on the state’s benchmark health benefit plan. The Maryland Health Care Reform Coordinating Council is scheduled to meet Thursday in Annapolis. The ...

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Barry F. Rosen: Tax-exempt hospitals get new requirements

While healing the sick is noble, it is not charitable if a market rate is charged for the medical services being provided. Therefore, the question arises — what makes a hospital charitable, and, therefore, tax-exempt? Curiously, the answer to this ...

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Supreme Court set for ‘term of the century’

WASHINGTON — This U.S. Supreme Court term has all the makings of a blockbuster, with issues such as the constitutionality of the federal health care reform law, the ability of states to pass tough immigration enforcement laws and same-sex marriage ...

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Panel seeks input in federal health-care challenge

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court is seeking more information from the state, Liberty University and the federal government before it can rule on two Virginia-based lawsuits challenging the federal health care overhaul. A three-judge panel of the 4th ...

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Barry Rosen: Final look at federal health care reform act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as federal Health Care Reform, contains a myriad of new programs and rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the fourth and final installment ...

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Barry Rosen: A sampling of new health rules

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as federal Health Care Reform, contains a myriad of new programs and rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the second in a series ...

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Surcharges could jeopardize Medicaid funds

About $1 billion in federal Medicaid assistance could be jeopardized as the Health Services Cost Review Commission implements the statewide medical cost increase included in Gov. Martin O’Malley’s fiscal 2012 budget, raising an additional $331 million in state funds. Frederick ...

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Barry F. Rosen: A primer on health care reform

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), better known as federal health care reform, contains myriad new rules that affect employers, employees, health insurance plans and health care providers. This is the first in a series of columns providing ...

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