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Health officials in Maryland are working with state Comptroller Peter Franchot to identify children eligible for, but not enrolled in, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
In the 2009 fiscal year state budget, the Maryland General Assembly included millions of dollars in funding for initiatives that will expand dental care to more children enrolled in Medicaid
Maryland Medicaid has approved medical necessity product reimbursement for ActiPatch for kidney-compromised patients. BioElectronics Corporation, (Pink Sheets: BIEL), is the maker of ActiPatch, a revolutionary drug-free anti-inflammatory patch which accelerates healing.
Maryland health officials this summer will send letters to tens of thousands of state residents notifying them that family members might be eligible for state and federal health insurance programs.
Maryland House gave preliminary approval to legislation that would create a program to encourage eligible parents to enroll their children in the Maryland Children's Health Program.
A Howard County, Maryland, to provide 20,000 uninsured residents with access to health care services will require passage of state legislation because of the program's unique structure.
The launch of Maryland health access program has been delayed for three months because legislation is needed to exempt the program from state insurance regulations.
Maryland Governor announced a $15.2 billion fiscal year 2009 budget proposal, which includes nearly $125 million to implement legislation to expand subsidized health coverage.
Maryland health officials this spring hope to work with state Comptroller Peter Franchot to identify children who are eligible but not enrolled in SCHIP.
Editorials examine news about recent Medicaid developments in Maryland and New York appear.
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Maryland Senate voted to approve legislation that would expand Medicaid eligibility for adults and extend health insurance premium subsidies to small businesses.
Maryland Governor announced a proposal to increase eligibility for Medicaid and subsidize small businesses that provide health insurance to their employees.
Maryland children enrolled in the company's Medicaid plan were unable to receive dental care after initially denying the claims.
A Maryland family who has advocated for legislation that would reauthorize and expand SCHIP is now stepping back into the divisive debate.
Howard County officials unveiled the Healthy Howard program, which aims to provide affordable and coordinated health care to uninsured Maryland state residents.
The Maryland Insurance Administration earlier this month said that the Medical Mutual Liability Insurance Society of Maryland -- the state's largest malpractice insurer -- must pay its full $68.6million dividend to the state or reduce its 2008 premiums, notdistribute a portion of the funds to its policyholders as planned, the Baltimore Sun reports.
Maryland Governor wants to increase the state cigarette tax to $2 per pack to help address a $1.7 billion structural budget deficit and provide a "down payment" on a health care expansion.