Carroll County Public Schools should strengthen financial controls and network security, seek all valid Medicaid-related reimbursements, review some of its contractor arrangements and reevaluate its food service operations, according to a report released by the state Office of Legislative Audits.
Maryland officials plan to announce this week whether the state will sever ties with the state's second-largest foster care provider, Contemporary Family Services, a decision that also could determine whether the company keeps its contract in the District of Columbia.
Despite looming budget cuts and anti-government rhetoric in Congress, Maryland officials say the two massive federal agencies based in Woodlawn — which have long helped buoy the region's economy — may be better positioned than others to ride out the political turbulence expected over the next several years.
Maxine Reed-Vance, of Belcamp, director of clinical affairs and causality assurance for Baltimore Healthy Start Inc., has been selected for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Innovation Advisors Program.
The governor made a strong argument for continued investment in public services — but did too little to make Marylanders comfortable with the cost and left himself open to rebuttal from those who think he is trying to tax too much.
At the new $1.1 billion Johns Hopkins Hospital there will be Xboxes and a basketball court for kids, sleeper-sofas for families, single rooms for all patients, an improved dining menu and extensive sound-proofing.
County executives, education advocates, Maryland hospitals and Republican leaders all railed against Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed budget Wednesday as critics began making their case against the $36 billion spending plan
Gov. Martin O'Malley will propose a groundbreaking shift in pension costs to local governments, a phase-out of income tax deductions for high earners and spending cuts to Medicaid as part of a plan to chop Maryland's long-term deficit by more than half in the next year, legislative sources said.
Mark Midei tells his side of the stent story in an exclusive interview with The Baltimore Sun, his first extended comments since inquiries into unnecessary medical procedures were initiated against him in May 2009.