| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:40 AM
In recognizing that for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby can hold religious beliefs that trump secular laws like the Affordable Care Act's requirement that women have access to contraceptives without out-of-pocket costs, the Supreme Court has moved...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95.
The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
| Jul 2, 2014
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a troubling ruling in favor of two corporations that argued that they should not have to provide insurance coverage for their employees' birth control because of the business owners' personal religious beliefs....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Within hours of the Supreme Court's decision last week that closely-held corporations could deny coverage for contraceptives through their employees' health insurance policies if doing so violated the owners' religious convictions, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:56 PM
An Anne Arundel County woman once honored for her activism pleaded guilty Thursday to misusing nearly $74,000 of her community association's money.
Wanda Brooks Hebron pleaded guilty to one count of theft scheme of more than $500 in Anne Arundel...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:51 PM
The $190 million settlement for former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy might be eye-popping, but it won't overwhelm the wealthy Johns Hopkins Health System.
Hopkins officials said the payout, which received preliminary court approval Monday, would be...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans.
The change quietly went...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Coding problems that led to coverage and billing troubles for thousands of consumers using Connecticut's online insurance marketplace will be fixed in Maryland's version of the technology, officials said today.
Maryland officials had been preparing to...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The nightclub insurer promised to fight for its clients — its promotional material shows a man socked in the face with a boxing glove.
But founder Jeffrey B. Cohen fights everything. He went after competitors, clients, former employees and even...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:39 AM
When a large tree crashed into Kathryn Reich's backyard in late April during a storm, the Longview Drive resident never expected it would take more than three months to get it removed.
Last week, six of Reich's neighbors gathered to rally around her...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Between the crises in the Middle East and Ukraine and the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, it's difficult to get domestic news on the front page this week, let alone good news. But the improved finances of Medicare deserve the public's attention,...
| May 24, 2014
| 7:15 AM
When the derailed train cars full of hazardous chemicals exploded, a shock wave shot through an adjacent industrial park, shattering windows, cracking concrete and buckling metal paneling and roofs.
A year later, the recovery continues.