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Tag Archives: Maryland Hospital Association

As COVID-19 cases wane, Maryland hospitals still ‘trying to catch up’

The surge of the omicron variant of COVID-19, which peaked in January in Maryland, was possibly the most challenging part of the pandemic to date for hospitals, many of which were full nearly to capacity.  But even though the surge ...

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Md. hospitals look for relief from federal stimulus bill

Maryland hospitals stand to benefit from Congress’s massive $2 trillion stimulus bill, but questions about what they would get and when remain unanswered. The state’s hospitals have not yet entered a “crisis situation” over beds for COVID-19 so far, state ...

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Hospitals, state adding hundreds of beds to prepare for coronavirus

Maryland and its hospitals have begun adding beds and choosing sites for temporary hospitals as COVID-19 hospitalizations are expected to rise over the coming weeks. Mercy Medical Center and LifeBridge Health announced plans last week to bring hundreds of new ...

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Cases of 2 infected Md. health care providers reinforce need for social distancing

Cases of two Maryland health care providers contracting COVID-19 have underscored the need for hospital staff to take precautions both in the hospital and while at home. The Maryland providers contracting the disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, have been made ...

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Hospital group warns of unintended consequences of medical debt plans

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation in the Maryland General Assembly would qualify more patients for financial assistance, limit the amount of debt hospitals can sue patients to recover and work to improve notice to patients of financial assistance options. The bills’ supporters ...

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