Health Care

UnitedHealthcare Returns to Md. Marketplace

UnitedHealthcare, one of the nation’s largest insurance companies, will again offer policies in Maryland next year, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) announced on...

Md. Dept. of Health Increases Mental Health Resources For Frontline Workers, First Responders

The Maryland Department of Health announced Tuesday that it has partnered with experts statewide to bolster mental health resources for frontline workers and first...

Data Suggests Marylanders Are Moving Around More

After weeks of trying to keep their residents cooped up at home, several states are beginning a move toward commerce and social interaction.That's not...
Lower Health Costs

Opinion: To Lower Health Costs, Md. Must Increase Access to Lower-Cost Treatments

At a time when affordable access to health care and innovative health solutions have never been more important, the Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board...

Rep. Brown Prods Hogan for More Transparency Surrounding Md.’s Testing Capability

U.S. Rep. Anthony G. Brown (D-Md.) called for more transparency Monday surrounding the deployment of COVID-19 test kits secured from South Korea in April,...

Hogan Veto of Drug Board Funding Bill Baffles Advocates

The architects of the state’s fledgling Prescription Drug Affordability Board are urging the General Assembly to override Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s veto of...

Maryland Hiring Hundreds of Stay-at-Home Workers for Contact Tracing Effort

The state of Maryland is hiring hundreds of stay-at-home workers to help trace the COVID-19 virus, and, it is hoped, stop its spread.More than...

Here Are Two Dozen Bills Becoming Law Without Hogan’s Signature

Talk about practicing social distancing.By allowing every bill he didn't veto to become law without his signature, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan (R) ensured that...

Glitches in State Government Response to Virus Taking Center Stage

Even as Maryland inches closer to reopening its economy and is easing restrictions on recreational activities, the state government is coming under increasing --...

From Hospital, Justice Ginsburg Slams Trump Birth Control Rules

Hospitalization for a gallbladder condition didn’t stop U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg from assailing the Trump administration’s birth control rules on Wednesday.Ginsburg,...