| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Maryland's health care system faces its greatest transformation in a generation — not because of the state's troubled health insurance exchange or even directly because of the Affordable Care Act but because of a change in the state's decades-old...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Students and faculty from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy have an important message for the Maryland General Assembly this year: Empower pharmacists to perform a greater role as health care providers in order to improve health care quality...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Three Maryland medical practices and a medical billing company have agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle an investigation into Medicare overbilling, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
Advanced Cardiology Center, a cardiovascular practice in Rockville,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Social Security Administration's office in Reisterstown Station is moving to a new location on Wabash Avenue.
The new office will open on March 25 at 6100A Wabash Ave. near a public transportation line. Office hours at the new location will remain...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I've been running around the country hawking my new book, listening to what people are saying, and scribbling notes about what a new Republican platform should contain — at least what one should contain if we ever want to win again.
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:06 PM
With her seeing-eye dog by her side, Denna Lambert works to help ensure that up-and-coming scientists and engineers with disabilities can see a future at NASA.
Lambert, the disability program manager at Goddard Space Flight Center, said she is...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:56 AM
At the Perry Hall Folk Music Night, democracy prevails — the performers are often in the audience and audience members get to perform.
And, even those who don't take the stage at all like to sing along.
"Audience participation — people...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The Howard County Board of Education Thursday terminated its contract with United Healthcare, officially backing out of a Medicare Advantage Health Benefits plan that many retirees had criticized.
The board voted unanimously to rescind the contract...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Retirees in the Howard County Public School System will be able to stay under their old Medicare insurance plans, after the Board of Education unanimously voted Tuesday to suspend the implementation of the United Healthcare Medicare Advantage plan for one...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Annie Monroe got in a quick workout at the FutureCare Irvington nursing home on a recent afternoon. But the 87-year-old great-grandmother doesn't live there.
She was sent by a hospital in December for rehabilitation after suffering an infection. While...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The ugly duckling of Obamacare is showing a few minor signs that it may yet turn into a cygnet, but how long before it matures into a swan?
Positive endorsements from satisfied recipients of new medical insurance coverage give us hope after the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It was a year of significant changes in how health care is delivered in Maryland. Here are some highlights:
Rocky rollout for Obamacare
Years of effort preparing for the Affordable Care Act culminated with the opening of state and federal health...