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Tag Archives: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Md. governor to outline Zika prevention efforts (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to outline Zika virus prevention and awareness efforts in Maryland. Matt Clark, a spokesman for the governor, says Hogan plans to talk on Friday afternoon about various initiatives in state agencies, including the ...

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Pecked by a chicken? Sucked into a jet engine? There’s a code for that (access required)

If you’re struck by an orca, sucked into a jet engine, or having relationship problems with your in-laws, fear not: Your doctor now has a medical diagnosis code for that. Starting this month, hospitals and health insurers must start using ...

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Swim school sues Md. over chlorine regulations

WESTMINSTER — A swimming-school chain is suing the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene over the agency’s enforcement of chlorine limits. The Carroll County Times reported Tuesday that Fallston-based Kids First Swim Schools filed the lawsuit in Carroll County ...

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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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Health dept. closes Timonium surgery center

Maryland health officials have closed a cosmetic surgery center after three patients who had liposuction developed severe infections, including one who subsequently died. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Wednesday ordered the closure of Monarch Med Spa ...

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