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DHR to expedite thousands of Medicaid requests

The Maryland Department of Human Resources has revamped its review process and will eliminate a backlog of more than 5,000 Medicaid applications by mid-January under an out-of-court settlement announced this week. The changes come ahead of federal regulations designed to hasten the provision of health insurance to low-income, disabled Marylanders, the agency said Tuesday.

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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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Hidden fee in Obamacare will cost businesses

WASHINGTON — Your medical plan is facing an unexpected expense, so you probably are, too. It’s a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of covering people with pre-existing conditions under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. The charge, buried ...

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Survey: Health care worries widespread

T. Rowe Price Group Inc., a Baltimore-based investment management company, said a recent survey of investors’ attitudes toward retirement found many with serious financial concerns and diminished expectations. The August 2012 survey, conducted for T. Rowe online by Harris Interactive, ...

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