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Michael Ollove

Michael Ollove covers health care for Ollove worked for many years at The Baltimore Sun, first as an enterprise reporter and then as the paper’s enterprise-narrative editor.

As Americans face almost $200 billion in medical debt, nearly a dozen states have enacted laws in the past two years to provide protections for consumers.

The annual survey added categories specific to how state health care systems performed during COVID-19 from February 2020 to the end of March 2022.

Since 2019, at least four states—California, Maryland, Michigan and Washington—have adopted policies requiring some health care workers to take implicit bias training.