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7 Surprising Things About The Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act already has brought big changes to the U.S. health care system.

09/18/2013

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Baltimore Job Growth Ahead Of National Average

Baltimore has seen strong job growth in several sectors including construction and professional and business over the past year.

09/16/2013

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Sen. Cardin Talks About Upcoming Health Care Changes

Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to talk about upcoming changes with the implementation of health care reform.

08/13/2013

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Health Care Information Technology Growing In Economy

The market for health care information technology is showing enormous growth potential, and plenty of Maryland businesses are crowding in.

07/30/2013

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Vermont Releases Final Health Insurance Rates

Vermont’s insurance marketplace is set to offer lower premiums than those initially proposed.

07/16/2013

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Administration: ‘Obamacare’ To Offer More Choices

Insurance companies are showing interest in providing coverage under the new health care law, a development likely to increase market competition and give uninsured people more choices than they now have, the White House said Thursday. Many of the 14 million people who currently buy their own insurance plans could also benefit.

05/30/2013

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Filing Deadline For Md. Health Plans Was April 1

Health insurers are filing health benefit plans designed to be sold in the individual and small group markets on the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange.

04/02/2013

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House Advances Measure To Pay For Health Exchange

The House of Delegates has advanced a measure to expand Medicaid eligibility and create a funding stream for Maryland’s health benefit exchange as part of the federal health care overhaul.

03/23/2013

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Loopholes Allowed Health Care Worker To Transmit Hepatitis C To Patients

He’s accused of exposing nearly 2,000 patients to hepatitis, including several in Maryland. Now a new report details how a healthcare worker lied to keep working at hospitals in eight different states.

03/21/2013

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4 More Hepatitis C Cases in Maryland Found Related To Infected Worker

The former lab tech accused of exposing hundreds of people to Hepatitis C is now believed to have more victims here in Baltimore.

12/21/2012

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Experts Say Improve Mental Health Care Or Mass Shootings Will Continue

Family members say the gunman in last week’s Sandy Hook school massacre battled mental health problems for most of his life. What can we do to stop these mass killings?

12/18/2012

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Maryland To Ban Sale Of Crib Bumpers

Maryland will ban the sale of baby crib bumper pads next year, saying the items have no benefit but potentially serious risks to infant health.

11/16/2012

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