Health Care

Legislative Black Caucus Lays Out Priorities for 2020 Session

Economic and criminal justice, education and health care are among the top priorities of the Legislative Black Caucus for the burgeoning 2020 session.During a...

10 Issues for the 2020 General Assembly Session

When the 441st session of the Maryland General Assembly gavels in on Wednesday, lawmakers will begin a 90-day marathon of lawmaking.Thousands of bills will...

Leader of New Prescription Drug Board Says Relief Is on the Way

The leader of Maryland’s effort to force reductions in the cost of prescription drugs expressed cautious optimism on Monday that a new state panel...

And the Most Popular Governor in America Is…

For years, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) has been the most popular chief executive in the nation.Move over, boss. There is a new #1.According...

Kennedy Krieger Institute Hires New Govt. Affairs Director

The Kennedy Krieger Institute, the Baltimore-based non-profit with the mission of improving the lives of children, adolescents and adults with disorders and injuries of the...

Annapolis Firm Adds Govt. Relations Consultant for Health Care Work

Annapolis lobbying firms are finalizing their teams in advance of the start of Wednesday's General Assembly session.Alexander & Cleaver, PA, which has seen significant...

Md. Debuts Program Offering Routine Calls to Check on Older Residents

Maryland wants to help residents who are concerned about their ability to look in on their elderly relatives.The state has started a new program...

Youth Needing Psychiatric Care Find Long Waits, Drives

By Natalie JonesThe first time Jeannine LeMieux’s daughter was hospitalized for a psychotic episode, she was only 8.LeMieux took her daughter to a hospital...

TOP 10 LIST #3 Colleagues Mourn Regent Katrina Dennis After Her Cancer Death

Editor's Note: As the year winds down, we're re-running the 10 most-read pieces of the year in Maryland Matters. Here is #3, which first...

TOP 10 LIST #4 Retirees Seek Class-Action Status in Prescription Benefits Case

Editor's Note: As the year winds down, we're re-running the 10 most-read pieces of the year in Maryland Matters. Here is #4, which first...