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Judge: Catholic Relief Services liable for gender bias, denial of same-sex benefits

Catholic Relief Services violated federal laws against sex discrimination in employment and pay when the Baltimore-based agency withdrew health insurance coverage from a gay employee’s same-sex spouse, a federal judge ruled last week. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake rejected ...

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AG reports $2.5M saved in FY19 health care disputes

The Maryland Office of the Attorney General reported Wednesday that more than 1,900 health care cost dispute cases were closed in fiscal year 2019, saving or recovering nearly $2.5 million for patients. The Health Education and Advocacy Unit (HEAU) within ...

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Employer health plan costs and employee cost sharing both rising

The cost of employer-sponsored health insurance has continued its steady rise, but there also has been a steady increase in worker cost-sharing, including through greater adaptation of deductibles, the 20th annual Kaiser Family Foundation Employer Health Benefits Survey found. The ...

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