Maryland Sets Aside $20M To Stockpile PPE To Prepare For COVID-19 SurgeGov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday the state is setting aside $20 million of the $70 million CARE Act funds for Maryland's efforts to prepare hospitals and care centers for more cases.
Coronavirus Emergency Special Enrollment Period For Marylanders To Get Health Coverage Extended To July 15The deadline was originally June 15, but the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange announced it's extending the deadline of its Coronavirus Emergency Special Enrollment Period.
Dunkin' Is Giving Away Free Coffee, Donuts To Health Care Workers For National Nurses DayThey are giving out a free medium hot or iced coffee and a free donut- no purchase necessary!
Baltimore Doctor To Pay $436K To US Over False Claims Act Allegations Related To Performing Medically Unnecessary ProceduresA Baltimore doctor must pay $436,000 to the United States to settle allegations related to performing "medically unnecessary procedures," over a period of four years.
More Than 130 Nursing, Long-Term Care Facilities Have COVID-19 Cases, But PPE Is Still Lacking, An Employee Who Tested Positive SaysThe employee has not been in the facility in about 10 days, but she says her co-workers still don’t have proper equipment.
Coronavirus Latest: UMMS Announces Universal Masking Policy At All FacilitiesUMMS staff members are getting the appropriate masks to support the new policy, UMMS said in a press release Monday.
Coronavirus Latest: Baltimore Convention Center, Hilton Hotel To Be Turned Into Field Hospitals; Drive-Thru Testing Sites Across State To OpenThe governor said phase one of this surge plan has already made 900 beds immediately available, and they expect an additional 1,400 beds by early April.
Coronavirus Latest: Baltimore Groups Making Masks, 3D Face Shields For Local HospitalsNon-profit groups are coming together to help medical systems short on supplies find alternatives during the coronavirus pandemic.
Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Announces 2020 Plans And Prices Ahead Of Fall Open EnrollmentThe Maryland Health Benefit Exchange announced its 2020 plans and prices, four weeks ahead of open enrollment on November 1.
Carroll County To Bring Mobile Clinic To Underserved AreasThe health department in one Maryland county has received grant funding that will allow it to create a traveling clinic on wheels to help underserved areas.
10 City Hospitals Commit $2M To Homeless Housing, Services10 hospitals came together to commit money toward permanent housing for hundreds.
IBM, Curam Agree To Settlement On Maryland Health ExchangeMaryland's share of the settlement is $2.8 million.
24/7 Harford County Crisis Center Opens For Mental Health, AddictionThe center will service adults who are voluntarily seeking behavioral, mental health or substance use health care in a safe and comfortable setting.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Signs 1st-In-Nation Measure To Help UninsuredMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a first-in-the-nation measure Monday to make it easier for people without health insurance to find out if they qualify for low-cost insurance after they file their taxes.
Medicaid Provider To Return $4.5M To DelawareA Maryland-based nonprofit organization that serves people with developmental disabilities in the mid-Atlantic region has agreed to return $4.5 million in Medicaid funds to Delaware following a two-year investigation of its billing practices.