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MD CARE Act helps caregivers and patients

October 6, 2016

LifeBridge Health, for example, has started a pilot program, the Maryland Faith Health Network, which connects hospitals with churches, synagogues, temples and other faith organizations to improve their congregants' well-being.... Read more »

MD health group attacks high costs of prescription drugs

September 28, 2016

With EpiPens and other prescription drugs rising in cost, families who desperately need them but do not have health insurance are bearing a huge financial burden, according to community advocates.... Read more »

Coping with the skyrocketing costs of EpiPens

September 23, 2016

WJZ News CBS Devin Bartolotta September 22, 2016 There is renewed outrage over the astronomical cost of life-saving prescription drugs, one day after EpiPen’s maker, Mylan, had a heated face-to-face discussion with Congress over its prices. Mylan isn’t the first to stand in front of government officials and defend their through-the-roof prices, but some are […]... Read more »

Advocacy group pushes for transparency

September 13, 2016

Baltimore Sun Erin Cox September 8, 2016 A coalition of Maryland health care advocates want to require drug companies to explain why medications cost so much and to empower the state’s attorney general to investigate pharmaceutical companies for allegations of price gouging. The Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative announced Thursday they will seek legislation next year […]... Read more »

Proposals would address skyrocketing prescription drug prices

The Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative wants to make drug companies disclose how they come up with prices and give the state attorney general the authority to go after price gouging.... Read more »