Health Care

Black Caucus Makes Prescription Drug Bill a Top Priority for 2019

Add the Legislative Black Caucus to the list of groups endorsing legislation that would establish a Prescription Drug Affordability Board in Maryland.The measure is...

Md. Officials Vow to Fight for Affordable Care Act

Maryland backers of the Affordable Care Act reacted with anger and alarm to a court ruling striking down President Obama’s signature health law over...

Hogan Taps Schuh to Lead State Battle Against Opioids

A second vanquished Republican county executive has landed a gig with the Hogan administration.Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) announced Wednesday that former Anne...

Rescuing 911: Commission Puts Forward Next-Gen Recommendations

Just about the only thing that should remain the same is the numbers: 9-1-1.That’s the conclusion of the Commission to Advance Next-Generation 911 Across...

Better Ways to Treat Pain Other Than With Opioids

In one key respect Baltimore is the epicenter of the nation’s opioid epidemic, but not in the way you think. Most of us picture...

Open Enrollment Period for Health Care Ends Dec. 15

MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society, has issued a reminder that open enrollment to buy, change, or renew a qualified health plan for 2019...

Baltimore Files Lawsuit Challenging Trump Immigration Policy on Non-Cash Benefits

Baltimore City’s solicitor sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, challenging a policy used by immigration officials outside the U.S. to determine whether would-be immigrants...

Lawmakers Redoubling Effort to Pass Health Care Downpayment

The health insurance mandate that Congress voted to eliminate last year may be returning to Maryland as part of a plan to provide people...

A Better Year, Thanks to State Legislators

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently made it official: Last year was an especially bad year for the flu. In fact, last flu...

GOP Firm Raided by FBI Produces Late Mail Hit on Jealous — and Prominent...

A Super PAC with ties to a Republican consulting firm whose Annapolis offices were raided by the FBI last year is circulating a late...