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Posts from — July 2018

CTV News: Advocacy Group Is Not Giving Up the Fight to Lower Drug Costs

July 27, 2018

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Federal appeals court deals another setback to Maryland drug price-gouging law

July 26, 2018

Baltimore Sun July 25, 2018 By: Pamela Wood A federal appeals court has dealt another setback to a Maryland law aimed at limiting price spikes for generic drugs. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday denied the request of Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh for a re-hearing of a challenge to the law before the […]... Read more »

Statement on Ruling by US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Anti-Price Gouging Law

"...we must act to make lifesaving drugs more affordable for Marylanders."... Read more »

Maryland to help retirees pay out-of-pocket Medicare drug costs after coverage change

July 17, 2018

Baltimore Sun By Andrea K. McDaniels July 17, 2018 Maryland government retirees will get financial assistance from the state to help pay for medications when their prescription drug coverage moves from a state plan to the federal Medicare Part D program next year. Gov. Larry Hogan and General Assembly leadership announced a one-year transition program in […]... Read more »

Media Advisory: Maryland state lawmakers to host series of telephone town halls

Call in to show your support for addressing the cost of prescription drugs!... Read more »

Lowering Maryland Health Insurance Cost

July 11, 2018

Tune in to watch our own Vinny DeMarco tell Comcast Newsmakers what we can do in Maryland to protect health coverage gains made under the Affordable Care Act and bring down prescription drug costs. All Marylanders deserve access to quality, affordable healthcare!... Read more »

Politics and prescription drugs for Maryland government retirees

July 9, 2018

The Maryland Citizens Health Initiative is working to build support for the creation of a state commission tasked with increasing drug affordability...... Read more »