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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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Expensive Health Care Isn’t Always Best

A recent report by independent investigators reveals that many less costly health care groups rate high for quality of care.

09/04/2012

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Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

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Medicare & The Election: FAQ

In an effort to clear up confusion, here are some answers to common questions about the future of Medicare.

08/20/2012

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