Maryland residents eligible for free medical equipment

The Maryland Durable Medical Equipment Re-Use Program provides Maryland residents with donated equipment — such as wheelchairs, walkers, hospital beds, scooters and even pediatric equipment that have been sanitized and repaired — at no cost.

Bias training bill passes in Maryland Legislature

A bill that would, among other things, mandate healthcare workers participate in implicit bias training, is on the desk of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, R.

COVID-19 forces new ways of administering hospice care

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc in Maryland last spring, area hospice providers were forced to rethink their entire approach to delivering care; many faced exorbitantly higher operating costs.

Coronavirus update: Rising cases and deaths, other developments in pandemic crisis

WASHINGTON — The number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States hit almost 175,000 Tuesday afternoon and the death toll surpassed 3,400 as the country prepared for an anticipated peak in fatalities in the coming weeks. More Americans have…

Success, failure, mourning at close of Md. General Assembly

It was a bittersweet and busy day for Maryland legislators as they pushed to get their bills through both House and Senate chambers on Sine Die, the final day of the General Assembly on Monday.

Gov. Hogan talks bipartisanship at fifth State of the State

At his fifth State of the State address, Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday pushed for bipartisan support from the Democrat-controlled legislature on his initiatives regarding taxes, healthcare, education, transportation, redistricting, violent crime and the environment.

Jealous aims to be Maryland’s 1st African-American governor

Ben Jealous, the Maryland Democratic candidate for governor, faces a steep test to unseat popular Republican incumbent Gov. Larry Hogan in November.

Hogan and Jealous square off in lone debate

Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and his Democratic challenger, Ben Jealous, on Monday painted starkly different portraits of both each other and the direction they would take the state in the lone debate of the 2018 Maryland governor’s race.

Hogan announces lower 2019 insurance premiums in Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday announced a reduction in next year’s insurance premium rates for individual healthcare plans in the state.

Maryland lawmakers tackle health care proposals

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — A trio of weighty healthcare bills are moving through legislature to counterbalance recent healthcare decisions at the federal level.