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Md. Leaders Commemorate Medicaid Expansion

Maryland officials are gathering at Health Care for the Homeless to commemorate the expansion of Medicaid.

10/01/2013

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Md. Claimed $20.6M In Unallowable Medicaid Costs

A federal report has found Maryland claimed at least $20.6 million in unallowable Medicaid costs.

09/13/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Legal Q&A: Medicare & Ambulance Services

The rules regarding Medicare payment for ambulance services can be complex. Medicare will pay for the emergency transportation to a hospital or a skilled nursing facility when other transportation could endanger your health.

07/08/2013

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Legal Q&A: Appealing Medicaid Denials

In Maryland, the Decision form which the State sends out has the specific instructions regarding the steps necessary to appeal the denial of benefits.

07/08/2013

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Pharmacist Admits Guilt In $200K Health Care Fraud

A Hagerstown pharmacist has pleaded guilty to improperly billing Medicare and Medicaid more than $200,000 for unlawful prescriptions for oxycodone and methadone.

06/14/2013

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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

Obamacare supporters celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Health Act on June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From Fiction

What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.

02/28/2013

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Chevy Chase Woman Sentenced For $7M Medicaid Fraud

A Maryland woman convicted of submitting $7 million in fraudulent claims to the District of Columbia Medicaid program has been sentenced to more than six years in prison.

11/02/2012

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Laurel Resident Pleads Guilty To Medicaid Fraud

A man who prosecutors say submitted Medicaid claims for power wheelchairs when he only provided basic models has pleaded guilty to health-care fraud.

10/11/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip Away

After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.

09/27/2012

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Md. Receives $123M Federal Grant For Healthcare Exchange

Maryland moves ahead in the Obamacare controversy with a $123 million federal grant for the state’s healthcare exchange.

08/23/2012

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