Hospital executives and Baltimore government officials scrambled to figure out how many "Healthy Holly" books Mayor Catherine Pugh had sold. After she said University of Maryland Medical System was her sole customer, Kaiser Permanente told Pugh's chief lobbyist that it, too, had bought books.
Health provider Kaiser Permanente paid Mayor Catherine Pugh more than $100,000 for about 20,000 copies of her “Healthy Holly” children’s books during a period in which the company was seeking a lucrative contract to provide health benefits to city employees.
Marylanders covered by Obamacare plans purchased on the individual market are likely to see hefty decreases in their 2019 premiums, thanks to legislation the General Assembly adopted this year. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Kaiser Permanente are seeking to lower rates for HMO plans.
A state senator is calling for a special session of the General Assembly to deal with President Donald J. Trump’s decision not to fund subsidies for individual health insurance plans sold under the Affordable Care Act.
Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States announced Wednesday that it is giving Bon Secours Health System $1.7 million to build a community resource center that officials hope will spur economic opportunity in communities that are part of the 21223 zip code of West Baltimore.
The Abingdon Medical Center, at 3400 Box Hill Corporate Center Drive, expands the health system's network of medical facilities as it looks to capture a greater portion of the state's health insurance market.
Many parents worry about whether their children will develop food allergies. Doctors once recommended keeping kids away from peanuts and other foods commonly linked to allergic reaction. Dr. Natalia Vernon of Kaiser Permanente explains why that has changed.
Domestic violence prevention programs are far from the rule in many workplaces, and the House of Ruth of Maryland is hoping that might begin to change with the help of a partnership formed with the Baltimore Ravens in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal.
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.