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Gene Ransom

Gene Ransom

Griffith’s resignation will create a series of political dominoes. Senate President Bill Ferguson will have to pick a new chair of the Finance Committee, and Prince George’s Democratic leaders will recommend a replacement for her Senate seat.

Lawmakers should take steps to limit insurers’ use of prior authorization and step therapy requirements.


Vincent DeMarco and allies ready their agenda for the new General Assembly.

Hospital notifies hundreds of thousands of CareFirst customers that it will leave the carrier’s network in December.

The head of Maryland’s state medical society writes that a contract dispute between Johns Hopkins and insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield highlights the need for health insurance reform.

Loan repayment programs improve recruitment and retention of nurses and encourages them to pursue advanced education.

Advocates for physicians and hospitals said it is urgent that Maryland remain a member of a multi-state compact that streamlines the licensing process for out-of-state providers.

Maryland’s family physicians have been pushing the state health department to be included in the COVID-19 vaccine program, arguing for weeks that they could…

With COVID-19 caseloads rapidly approaching levels seen during the first wave of the epidemic, doctors in Maryland and elsewhere are again starting to worry…

As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to tighten its grip on the state once more, Maryland prepares to lose another top-ranking health official: Department of…