Medicaid

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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

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

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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Cumberland Hospital Will Cut Jobs To Reduce Costs

The Western Maryland Health System in Cumberland says it plans to eliminate some jobs as it seeks to reduce costs by 10 to 15 percent over the next five years.

08/16/2012

Paul Ryan (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

ambulance

Md. Firefighters Drop Opposition To Ambulance Fee

The Montgomery County Volunteer Fire-Rescue Association is ending its effort to put a controversial ambulance fee to a public vote.

08/14/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

toddler dental exam

‘Healthy Teeth, Healthy Kids’ Campaign Aims To Promote Dental Health For Toddlers

Maryland gets top marks when it comes to dental health for youngsters, but many small children still aren’t getting the care they need from dentists.

03/23/2012

Dr. Mark Midei

Doctor At Heart Of Stent Scandal Wants To Sue Former Employer

Legal limbo. A judge will soon decide if a Maryland hospital will face a multi-million dollar lawsuit. The plaintiff is Dr. Mark Midei, an embattled cardiologist at the center of the stent scandal.

02/29/2012

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