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Hospitals can’t pass along cost of Medicare cuts

Maryland’s hospitals will bear the full brunt of the 2 percent Medicare cuts mandated by sequestration, state regulators decided Wednesday, despite passionate warnings from providers that the move would trigger layoffs and service reductions at hospitals across the state.

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Maryland Hospital Association asks for protection from cut

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Hospital Association is urging a state commission to spare hospitals from a 2 percent Medicare cut that is part of federal budget reductions. The group issued a report Thursday warning about deteriorating financial health of state ...

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Prices for private insurers could be raised

Maryland hospitals and regulators are discussing raising hospital prices for private insurers and businesses by hundreds of millions of dollars a year to make up for suggested cuts from Medicare and Medicaid. A proposal by the Maryland Hospital Association circulated ...

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Eig, Rowen, Amos, Stewart and Wagner join Maryland Hospital Association’s Executive Committee

Blair Eig, Lisa Rowen, Sister Helen Amos, Cliff Stewart and Eric R. Wagner were elected to the Maryland Hospital Association’s Executive Committee in June. Eig, M.D., senior vice president for medical affairs and chief medical officer at Holy Cross Hospital, ...

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Bill would limit number of experts at med-mal trials

ANNAPOLIS — Advocates for patients and doctors battled last week over legislation that would limit to two the number of medical experts each side would be permitted to have testify at medical malpractice trials. Patients’ attorney George S. Tolley III ...

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Baltimore sanitation yard gets gussied up

This week, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Department of Public Works Director Alfred H. Foxx for the re-opening of the Northwest Sanitation Yard – gussied up to become the new “Super Citizen Convenience Center.” The center, at 2824 Sisson St., ...

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Mullen named to Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission

Thomas R. Mullen, president and CEO of Mercy Medical Center, of Baltimore, has been named to the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission. The commission promotes cost containment, equity, financial stability and accountability for Maryland’s hospitals. Mullen was senior vice ...

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On the move – 8/12/11: Kornblatt named firm’s chairman

Awards The Baltimore County Office of Budget and Finance recently was recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association of North America for excellence in financial reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending June 30. The ...

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On the Move, 8/1: Wiseman elected chair of Harford Chamber of Commerce

The Harford County Chamber of Commerce has elected the following officers for the 2011-12 year: chair: Steven L. Wiseman, CPA, vice president, Wiseman Associates; chair elect: Robin Sommer, owner, Images of Sommer; vice chair, administration: Brenda Morrison, vice president for ...

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