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  • Bel Air commissioners to vote on municipal SWAT team agreement

    Bel Air commissioners to vote on municipal SWAT team agreement
    The Bel Air town commissioners are scheduled to vote during their Sept. 16 town meeting on an Inter-Agency Police Services Agreement, designed to cement Bel Air Police officers' participation in a municipal SWAT team. The team would be have officers from...
  • Policyholders get chance to extend health plans

    Policyholders get chance to extend health plans
    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield said Wednesday that it would offer more than 55,500 customers the chance to extend their healthcare plans for another year, even though the policies don't comply with the federal Affordable Care Act. Maryland's insurance...
  • The cost of our disproportionate fear of terrorism

    The cost of our disproportionate fear of terrorism
    Many of us fear improbable and uncommon dangers more than everyday ones. This suggests we've got our anxieties backward. Think of flying versus driving. White-knuckle fliers, haunted by images of fiery plane crashes despite air travel's safety record,...
  • Maryland Insurance Administration announces consumer information opportunities in Harford

    The Maryland Insurance Administration, a state regulatory agency, will offer a variety of consumer materials on all types of insurance products from annuities to title insurance and health, auto and homeowners insurance. Trained staff will be available...
  • Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange

    Maryland approves premiums for small-business insurance exchange
    Small businesses buying health coverage for their employees through a new state insurance marketplace could pay anywhere from 5 percent less to 15 percent more in premiums next year under rates Maryland regulators approved Tuesday. The Maryland Insurance...
  • Q&A with Maryland's health-care reform chief

    Q&A with Maryland's health-care reform chief
    Carolyn Quattrocki may not be well known to most Marylanders, but she is a longtime Annapolis insider. So it’s not surprising that the former special assistant to then-Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr. and former deputy legislative officer under...
  • Scrap Obamacare for a single-payer system [Letter]

    Scrap Obamacare for a single-payer system [Letter]
    As Obamacare crumbles under the weight of its own complexity and dwindling popular support, Americans gain the opportunity to make genuine, systemic changes in health care funding, namely a single-payer program of Medicare-for-all. ("Md. weighs options...
  • Health care calls for 'care' as much as 'health'

    Health care calls for 'care' as much as 'health'
    My mom showed me the spot on her face recently diagnosed as skin cancer. "I showed it to my dermatologist last time, but he just kept saying it was psoriasis," she said. Finally, on her last visit, she insisted he take a closer look, and bingo. Basal...
  • Md. regents must wake up to the dangers of intercollegiate football

    Md. regents must wake up to the dangers of intercollegiate football
    When the regents of the University System of Maryland meet on Friday, they need to add to their agenda a discussion of Derek Sheely, the Frostburg State University student who died two years ago of head trauma sustained in football practice. Last month,...
  • Obama to visit Prince George's County next week

    Obama to visit Prince George's County next week
    President Barack Obama will travel to Prince George's County on Thursday to discuss health care days before health insurance exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act will open for business, a White House official said Saturday. Obama will...
  • GOP stands up for insurance company profits

     GOP stands up for insurance company profits
    The Sun's recent coverage of the House Republicans' campaign against Obamacare ("House GOP: Defund health law or shutter government," Sept. 19) offers a good example of Congressional Republican hypocrisy. In the article, Rep. Marlin Stutzman of Indiana is...
  • IWIF changing name and structure

    IWIF changing name and structure
    IWIF is changing its name and corporate structure on Oct. 1, the workers' compensation insurer said Tuesday. The state's largest workers' compensation provider will become Chesapeake Employers' Insurance Co. and stop operating as an independent state...