Low-Income Alzheimer’s Patients Battle More Than The Disease

It was 1994 when Barbara Harris noticed her mother, Edith Harris, would write and keep little notes. She was starting to forget things.

“She started slipping a little bit,” daughter Harris, a Baltimore resident, recalled.

It was not until 1996 that Edith Harris was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia that causes progressive memory loss that eventually interferes with daily tasks and body functions.

Bipartisan Legislation Could Fix Medicare Reimbursement Formula

A 17-year-old formula meant to control the increasing costs of Medicare reimbursements threatens to restrict physician access for Medicare and Medicaid patients in Maryland.

Maryland to Refund Millions in Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursements

A recent audit found Maryland was not eligible to receive millions it claimed from federal government.

Mikulski Leads Social Security Crowd in Supercommittee ‘Occupation’

Activists joined Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., Thursday in a rally to “wake up the supercommittee,” who they fear will unfairly cut health care and Social Security to reduce the nation’s debt.