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Md. officials mum on Connecticut health exchange glitch

Maryland Health Benefit Exchange officials have little to say about a recently reported glitch in software used by the Connecticut health exchange that resulted in thousands of accidental insurance cancellations in that state.

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Craig proposes move away from state health benefit exchange site

Craig said Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown "must realize that their intended solutions are only causing more problems, creating mass confusion, ruining credibility in government and harming our quality of life.”

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UMMS to partner in new $600M regional hospital

Faced with 24,000 residents who are leaving Prince George’s County annually to seek medical treatment, Maryland officials Wednesday unveiled plans to improve the county’s health care system and build a $600 million regional hospital to replace Prince George’s Hospital Center.

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Maryland health care exchange could see 360k customers in year two

Some 180,000 people could buy health insurance through a state-run exchange in 2014 and that figure could double the following year, Maryland health officials told a Senate committee Thursday. Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is backing legislation to firm up more ...

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Report: FDA official to take over Maryland health department

The deputy commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration will head Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, according to The Wall Street Journal, which cited unnamed government sources. Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, who was appointed to his post by ...

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