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Md. board considers charging private insurers more for uncompensated health care

10-27-2016 ELKTON, MD- Janet Maldonado, care transition nurse seen there training a patient, Frank Adams, how to use the  Union hospital Telehealth System, which monitors patient health from home and lower re-admission rates.  (The Daily Record/ Maximilian Franz).

Maryland’s hospital rate-setting board will consider the unprecedented step of asking the state’s private insurers to pay more to account for uncompensated care at the state’s hospitals, a reflection of more unpaid bills from patients facing growing out-of-pocket costs through their private insurance company.

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Md. regulators approve Garrett hospital jobs plan

Maryland regulators gave the green light last week to a plan by Garrett Regional Medical Center to train and employ patients who frequently need the hospital’s services. These patients are ideal candidates, both because they have experience navigating the health care ...

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Hospitals want jobs program to help build trust in Baltimore

This story has been corrected. An explanation follows the story. A new job-creation initiative proposed by nine Baltimore-area hospitals is a way to address some of the city’s economic challenges that were thrust into the spotlight by last year’s unrest, officials say. “We need ...

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Baltimore-area hospitals seek nearly $10M for jobs programs

University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore (File)

A group of nine Baltimore-area hospitals is seeking nearly $10 million dollars from state regulators to support a new job-creation initiative. The Baltimore Population Health Workforce Collaborative — which includes hospitals from the Johns Hopkins, MedStar, Lifebridge and University of Maryland medical ...

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