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‘Backtracking’ feared in face of state’s fiscal woes

ANNAPOLIS — Business advocates and lawmakers say the pro-business rhetoric at the center of the governor’s race that concluded just two months ago may be rolled back in the face of daunting statewide issues. Both Gov. Martin O’Malley and former ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: The Sunshine Folk shed light on long-term care

While most of the 25,000 residents living in Maryland’s 234 nursing homes would prefer to receive services at home, the overwhelming majority languish in institutions. That’s largely because they don’t know their options.   But thanks to The SunShine Folk, ...

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US recovers record $3 billion in civil fraud cases

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has collected a record $3 billion in the last year in pursuing cases of health care fraud and other false claims against the government. Assistant Attorney General Tony West says health care fraud, an enforcement ...

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Health council recommends independence for Md. Insurance Exchange

Health council staff recommended that the Health Care Reform Coordinating Council make the Maryland Insurance Exchange — the new entity for people without insurance and others to purchase coverage — an independent government agency. At a meeting Tuesday morning, council ...

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