The Partnership for America's Health Care Future is a front representing major insurance companies, big Pharma and private hospitals who are part of a major industry effort to kill the Medicare for All movement.
Physicians, politicians and the public must join together to push back against big business and advocate for what many know as “Medicare for All” or “single payer,” but I prefer to call “Health Care for All.”
MedStar Health has agreed to pay $35 million to resolve allegations the hospital system paid kickbacks to a cardiology group in Pikesville in exchange for referrals, according to a statement from Robert Hur, the U.S. attorney for Maryland and other federal investigators.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley of Iowa and House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings of Maryland are taking aim at the drug industry. So is President Donald Trump.
Annoyed by unwanted phone calls? Welcome to the bulk of us. On some of them we just hang up. Those that state "don't hang up" make it very simple to do so. Others can be warned off if you say they are violating the federal Do Not Call Registry and that you have their number and will report them.
The new CEO of Maryland’s largest health insurer wants to explore means of lowering health cost for all state residents, as well as expanding its own reach potentially through the Medicare and Medicaid government health programs.
Since the national Republican Party and our governor are disinclined to rein in drug prices, Marylanders hoping for relief with the bills they pay at the pharmacy, should take a closer look at Democrat Ben Jealous’ health care strategy.
This is an election year and the electronic media is loaded with political ads. My favorite (I have viewed two different versions) warns voters that if they vote for a Democrat some "bad things" will inevitably occur. The joke is that all the "bad things" would be welcomed in this household.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous met Monday for the only scheduled debate in the 2018 governor’s race. This transcript was generated through a mix of automated software and human editing.
Marylanders continue to give Republican Gov. Larry Hogan high marks for his management of the state, but they also support several key initiatives of his Democratic challenger, Ben Jealous, according to a new Goucher College poll.
Studying health impacts of disasters for a living, I often think about worst-cases and who bears the brunt. This outlook became unexpectedly relevant several days ago when I sat in the exam chair of a dentist who specializes in root canals and was reminded how fortunate I am to have dental care.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and leading Maryland Democrats on Wednesday celebrated federal approval of a waiver they say will prevent the state’s Obamacare marketplace from collapse — and save health insurance coverage for about 250,000 state residents.
This Pew survey taken of 2,969 respondents, 1,332 of whom were 65 or older, was done a full nine years ago. The opening statement by Taylor perhaps sums up the findings: “Getting old isn’t nearly as bad as people think it will be. Nor is it quite as good."
State-sponsored health insurance for all Marylanders such as the single-payer plan proposed by Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Jealous could cost $24 billion a year, forcing lawmakers to significantly raise taxes, according to a nonpartisan analysis.
Maryland's Democratic gubernatorial candidates have many of the same prescriptions for fixing health care, but one big difference, and that's whether the state should move toward a single payer system.
Doc… why did she die?” I had been faced with this question before, and, while never an easy question to answer, I was utterly unprepared to answer it this time. in medical school, they never teach us how to tell grieving family members that an “inability to afford medications" is a cause of death.