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Tag Archives: Maryland Hospital Association

Questions remain as work group renews call for Md. birth-injury fund

For the second time in two years, a state work group is recommending that Maryland establish a special fund so the families of babies injured during birth can be compensated without filing malpractice claims. But questions linger about how best ...

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Md. hospitals look for easier way to modify facilities

As Maryland hospitals work to reduce admissions by improving the overall health of their communities, officials expect they’ll need fewer inpatient beds and more outpatient facilities. But the Maryland Hospital Association says current law doesn’t give hospitals the flexibility they ...

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MHA: New Md. hospital-payment system shows early success

Maryland’s hospitals have seen more than $100 million in cost savings over the past year thanks to the state’s new, global-budget payment system for its medical centers, the Maryland Hospital Association announced Monday. The payment system is the result of ...

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Hospital proposal has more money for infrastructure, less for charity care

A state commission will vote next week on a proposal to increase Maryland’s hospital rates for fiscal 2016, a change that reflects both new investment in infrastructure and smaller number of uninsured patients in the state. If the increase is ...

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Health-care advocates report success in legislative session

Advocates say there were several victories for health care in this year’s General Assembly session, but they worry that some much-needed changes won’t ultimately get funding from the governor. The final fiscal 2016 budget passed by lawmakers April 13 included ...

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