Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. could become a $10 billion company after the Hunt Valley real estate trust that owns skilled nursing and assisted-living facilities announced a deal Friday to acquire Chicago-based Aviv REIT Inc.
The head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, visiting Baltimore on Tuesday, asked nursing students at Johns Hopkins to consider careers with the VA — part of a larger plan to combat the long wait times that have plagued the health care system..
The dominant carrier on Maryland's health exchange, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, will raise premiums beginning in January, though not nearly as much as the company wanted, according to information provided by state regulators Friday.
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 Tuesday.
Major health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is asking to increase its rates in the individual marketplace by as much as 30 percent on average next year, but two competitors want to lower what they're charging people who don't get coverage through an employer.
GBMC HealthCare is participating in a number of programs that began as part of the ACA. In one, the Medicare Shared Savings Program, we have saved Medicare roughly 2 percent of total expenditures in our first year while also extending hours of operation of our primary care offices, reducing needless emergency department visits and working to improve more than 30 metrics of patient outcomes and process measures of care. GBMC Affordable Care Act Obama Chessare website Deloitte
Nearly half a century has passed since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, ""Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane."" Yet decades later, only modest progress has been made to reduce the pervasive racial and ethnic health disparities that exist in this country — and we don't have to look far to see the effects.
The Baltimore County police union is once again asking a judge to hold Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz in contempt of court for not complying with an order to refund approximately $1.4 million to retirees who overpaid health insurance premiums.
In Iraq, Lauren Augustine operated unmanned aircraft on surveillance and reconnaissance missions for the Army's storied 1st Infantry Division. In Washington last week, Augustine and her fellow veterans stormed Capitol Hill for comrades they say are being left behind.