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Md. regulators approve smaller hospital jobs plan

State regulators approved a compromise job-creation program Wednesday that’s expected to create about 375 hospital jobs for residents of impoverished areas in Baltimore and across Maryland. The Health Services Cost Review Commission, which sets the rates for the state’s hospitals, ...

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Md. hospitals downsize job-creation proposal

Two of the state’s major health systems have scaled back a $40 million proposal to increase hospital rates so 1,000 entry-level workers could be hired from impoverished areas in Baltimore and across Maryland. The initial plan met with criticism from ...

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BUILD calls for support of Md. hospital jobs plan

A Baltimore community organization urged state officials to implement a new hospital jobs program, saying there was an historic opportunity to help the city heal in the wake of the April riots. “We believe that this is a generational moment ...

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Hospitals want to put Baltimore residents back to work

The riots and protests that followed the death of Freddie Gray have prompted hospitals to seek a small increase in their rates so they can hire more workers from low-income, high-unemployment areas such as Baltimore City. The plan won early ...

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