OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will be talking about an initiative to cut health disparities by using incentives such as tax breaks for medical providers who work in underserved areas.
Brown is scheduled to talk about the initiative during a seminar at the Maryland Association of Counties summer conference on Thursday in Ocean City.READ MORE: DC Michelin Star Restaurant Little Pearl Temporarily Closing In Part Due To Cicada Season
Maryland’s budget includes $4 million to create a pilot program of two to four Health Enterprise Zones in the state. They will be established through a competitive application process.READ MORE: Inside The Case: How Federal Agents Built Their Investigation Into Catherine Pugh's 'Healthy Holly' Book Scandal
A report will be sent to the Legislature, and applications will be accepted and reviewed this fall.MORE NEWS: 3 Dead In Domestic-Related Laurel Shooting, Child Hospitalized
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