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Maryland alcohol tax increase linked to drop in drunk driving crashes

March 27, 2017

"It's very very important that the public know that public health policies like this work," DeMarco said. ... Read more »

Stop drug price gouging

We urge the Senate to adopt Mr. Frosh's proposed amendments and the House to concur and send this bill — literally a matter of life and death for consumers — to Gov. Larry Hogan's desk.... 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 »

Advocates suggest ways to cut health insurance costs

October 28, 2016

"We have to look at the cost drivers of health care," said Del. Susan W. Krebs, a Carroll County Republican, during a hearing on insurance rates... Read more »

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 »

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 »

MD sets healthcare example

May 5, 2016

We know that people who have access to quality health coverage are more secure, have better health outcomes and don't have to worry that one illness or injury will put them and their family in a downward spiral. ... Read more »

Health enrollment up 60 percent as deadline nears

January 22, 2016

"We have made tremendous progress over the last couple of years enrolling hundreds of thousands of Marylanders into the health care they need and now we are going to enroll many, many more," said Vincent DeMarco... Read more »

Partnerships improve healthcare in Maryland

July 7, 2015

Baltimore Sun Op-Ed By Carmela Coyle July 1, 2015 For decades, as health care costs continued to spiral upward and patients were stymied by an increasingly fragmented health care system, policy leaders, politicians and front-line caregivers strained to find a better way to care for people. Here in Maryland, this has been a more than […]... Read more »

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies

June 26, 2015

"Now that the outcome of King v. Burwell is clear, we must not forget the many thousands of Marylanders who still lack access to quality, affordable health insurance," DeMarco said.... Read more »