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Drugs and Medicines

No excuse for treating state retirees so badly

No excuse for treating state retirees so badly

Attorneys Deborah Hill and Breon Johnson need to be applauded for representing a small handful of Maryland state retirees suing Maryland for the terms of the state pension reform bill of 2011 which strips the prescription medication insurance plan from retirees forcing them to use Medicare instead which is a vastly inferior drug coverage (“Maryland extends drug coverage after judge rules state retirees don’t have to switch plans,” Oct. 11). Gov. Martin O'Malley quietly passed this bill seven years ago, tacking on an enactment date well beyond his political life in...

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