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Health Care Reform (2009)

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  • Group chosen to help implement health reform settled with feds over fraud

    Group chosen to help implement health reform settled with feds over fraud
    Maryland tapped the nonprofit Seedco to help implement health care reform despite a $1.7 million settlement the agency agreed to in December to resolve a federal fraud suit. The U.S. government sued the agency, saying it defrauded a federal employment...
  • Getty and Kasemeyer discuss state politics with students at McDaniel

    Getty and Kasemeyer discuss state politics with students at McDaniel
    On April 17, State Senators Joe Getty, R-Baltimore and Carroll counties, and Ed Kasemeyer, D-Baltimore and Howard counties, shared anecdotes and answered questions from about 50 McDaniel College students who had gathered in a lecture room at Hill Hall for...
  • America's just not that into Obama

    America's just not that into Obama
    "You know, I actually believe my own bull----." That's what President Barack Obama once told a reporter. If the man ever uttered a statement that spoke more to his approach to politics, I haven't heard it. Whether it stems from a grandiose...
  • The myths that undermine Medicare and Social Security

    The myths that undermine Medicare and Social Security
    The talk in Washington and among opinion leaders around the country's budget issues today centers on "balance" and "responsibility." Many conservatives declare that these terms mean that there should be no new revenue, only spending cuts to programs...
  • CareFirst proposes 25 percent rate increase under health care reform

    CareFirst proposes 25 percent rate increase under health care reform
    Blaming the cost to implement health care reform, the state's largest health insurer has proposed eye-popping rate increases to state regulators for individuals and small businesses. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield wants to raise rates an average of 25...
  • Almost 13 percent of Marylanders uninsured

    Those who are poor, minorities and living on the Eastern Shore, Baltimore City or Prince George’s County are more likely to be uninsured, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau Wednesday. The Small Area Health Insurance...
  • Women have pivotal role in health reform

    Women have pivotal role in health reform
    With the exciting news that Maryland has received a new federal grant of $123 million to support the establishment of its health benefit exchange — a critical component of President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act —...
  • Health reform's changes stir worries as they take shape in Md.

    Health reform's changes stir worries as they take shape in Md.
    State lawmakers put finishing touches last week on plans to apply federal health care reforms in Maryland come Jan. 1. But who becomes newly insured — and at what cost —still worries stakeholders as the state speeds toward becoming one of...
  • Baltimore's poverty rate unchanged at 1 in 4 residents

    Baltimore's poverty rate unchanged at 1 in 4 residents
    The poverty rate in Baltimore held steady last year with about 1 in 4 counted as impoverished by the U.S. Census Bureau — a situation that economists say reflects the fits and starts of the nation's economic recovery. After a jump of more than 4...
  • What has Obama learned? Anything?

    What has Obama learned? Anything?
    The Oval Office isn't the place to learn on the job. That was the line from both Hillary Clinton and John McCain in 2008. In fairness, that's always the argument the more experienced candidate uses against the less experienced candidate (just ask Mitt...
  • Fiscal cliff looms over governor's talk with Busch, Miller

    The prospect that the federal government could go over the so-called "fiscal cliff" is hanging over many of the decisions that must be made on Maryland's tax and spending plans, the leaders of the General Assembly said after meeting Thursday with Gov....
  • Minus both incumbents, congressional candidates field difficult questions at HCC forum

    Congressional candidates for Districts 1 and 2 addressed issues, such as the economy, partisan voting and Social Security during a moderated forum at Harford Community College Thursday night. Some candidates went so far as to take political jabs at the...