Health Care

Critics Suggest Hogan Is Ignoring Key Elements of Prescription Drug Bill

The leaders in the effort to reduce the cost of prescription drugs in Maryland are expressing alarm that Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R)...

Legislative Leaders, Frosh Tap Prescription Drug Board Members, Await Hogan Action

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert) and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) announced Thursday that they were appointing former state...

Frosh, 15-State Coalition Join Lawsuit Over Indiana Abortion Clinic

Maryland’s attorney general is taking the fight for abortion rights to Indiana.Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) joined 15 colleagues who filed an amicus...

Congressional Report Shows Marylanders at the Mercy of PhRMA

Seniors and uninsured people who have diabetes pay far more for insulin and their other medications than they should, a new congressional report concludes, because federal...

Wen Back in D.C. for Work After Planned Parenthood Departure

Maryland’s Leana Wen is headed back to Washington, D.C. – for work that is.A month after she departed as national president of Planned Parenthood,...

Lawmakers Still Have More Questions Than Answers on Marijuana Legalization

States banking on a consistent flow of revenue from the legalization of marijuana should slow their roll, according to a new report. That’s because...

Planned Parenthood: Withdrawal from Title X Won’t Impact Abortion Rights in Md.

Maryland residents who rely on Planned Parenthood for family planning and other health care needs will not be impacted by the organization’s decision to withdraw from...

Volunteers Tapped to Set Policy for Reaching Uninsured

A group of volunteer health care experts will help the state launch a new program intended to reduce the number of state residents who lack health...

Maryland Next-Gen 9-1-1 Plans to Get Federal Funding Boost

Maryland’s next-generation 9-1-1 plans are getting a boost from a federal grant.The National Telecommunications and Information Administration and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced more than...

Survey: Md. Surpasses Most Neighbors in Quality of Health Care

When it comes to health care, Maryland is a top-tier state, according to a new survey.The state ranked fourth for lowest-cost health care, 21st...