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Kaiser Permanente, Workers Reach Tentative Contract Plan

Kaiser Permanente and unions representing 105,000 health care workers across the United States have reached a tentative labor agreement.

06/08/2015

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Army Shutting Down Wounded Warrior Transition Care Units

For the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number of the specialized medical units that were set up at military bases around the country to help care for severely wounded warriors returning from battle.

04/17/2015

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More Than 289,000 Md. Residents Enrolled For Health Care

The state of Maryland says 289,131 residents enrolled in health care in the second sign up period.

03/17/2015

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Md. Calls Revamped Health Care Exchange A Success

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is calling the state’s revamped health-insurance exchange a success as the second enrollment period hits a milestone.

12/19/2014

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More Than 50,000 Enroll In Health Care In Maryland

Nearly 52,000 people have enrolled for health coverage in Maryland since the second enrollment period began last month, the state’s health care exchange said Friday.

12/05/2014

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Md. Moves To Revamp Flawed Health Exchange

A Maryland board voted Tuesday to replace technology in the state’s badly flawed health-exchange website instead of fixing its current system or partnering with the federal health care exchange.

04/02/2014

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Deadline Approaching To Enroll In Md. Health Exchange

There are just a few hours left to enroll in private health insurance through the Maryland Health Connection.

03/30/2014

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Md. Roadside Zoo Bills Pass In Weakened Form

Both houses of the Maryland General Assembly have passed bills to stiffen requirements for roadside zoos without requiring them to be accredited or meet certain safety and animal-care standards.

03/19/2014

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Governors: ‘Obamacare’ Here To Stay

The explosive politics of health care have divided the nation, but America’s governors, Republicans and Democrats alike, suggest that President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is here to stay.

02/23/2014

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Most States Lag In Health Insurance Sign-Ups

Most states are still lagging when it comes to sign-ups under President Barack Obama’s health care law, but an Associated Press analysis of numbers reported Wednesday finds a dozen high-achievers getting ahead of the game.

02/12/2014

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Race To Enroll Young And Healthy For New Insurance

Facing a rapidly approaching deadline, the White House and its allies are racing to enroll young people in new insurance plans offered under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, a sweeping effort that underscores how crucial the so-called “young invincibles” are to the measure’s success.

02/07/2014

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Animal Care Questioned At National Zoo Amid Cuts

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has found serious problems with its animal care and management of various creatures kept in the Cheetah Conservation Station over the past year, and the zoo’s director said Thursday that he is looking at changes to the operation amid budget cuts.

12/12/2013

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