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Posts from — January 2017

Lawmakers target escalating drug prices

January 26, 2017

Maryland House and Senate Democrats are moving to stamp out prescription drug price gouging and force drug makers to reveal how their drugs are priced. ... Read more »

MD legislation would rein in prescription drug costs

January 23, 2017

Ensuring that life-saving and life-enhancing prescription drugs remain accessible and affordable is key to promoting the health, wellness and security of families and communities.... Read more »

MD Legislative Black Caucus supports Prescription Drug Affordability Initiative

January 17, 2017

  At a recent rally, the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus endorsed our Prescription Drug Affordability Initiative! We are thrilled to announce their support and appreciate their outstanding leadership on this critical issue. Click here to learn more about the Prescription Drug Affordability Initiative.... Read more »

Maryland Lawmakers Push to Rein in Drug Prices

January 11, 2017

The pair of bills are backed by some top Democrats, the Legislative Black Caucus and an array of interest groups representing doctors, seniors and minorities.... Read more »

Push for Bill to Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable

The bill would require prescription drug companies to disclose how they come up with their prices; notify the public of significant price hikes; and authorize the state attorney general to take legal action to prevent price-gouging.... Read more »

Health Advocates to Announce Prescription Drug Initiatives

Attorney General Brian Frosh and lawmakers sponsoring legislation are set to talk about the proposals on Tuesday in Annapolis, a day before Maryland's legislative session begins.... Read more »

New Initiative Hopes To Better Control Rising Prescription Costs

Families struggling to pay for their prescription medication will have a champion in the Maryland General Assembly this year.... Read more »

Media Advisory

January 10, 2017

On Tuesday, January 10 at 10 a.m. on Lawyers' Mall in front of the State House in Annapolis, health advocates and elected officials will announce a new Prescription Drug Affordability Initiative.... Read more »

MD continues to lead on health policy

January 3, 2017

Earlier this week, Maryland finalized and had an important plan approved with the federal government to continue to make progress with our life-saving Medicaid program...... Read more »