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  • Aetna pulls out of another Obamacare health exchange

    Aetna pulls out of another Obamacare health exchange
    (Reuters) - Aetna Inc has decided not to sell insurance on New York's individual health insurance exchange, which is being created under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, the fifth state where it has reversed course in recent weeks. The...
  • Push to lower legal limit of intoxication to 0.05 stirs debate

    Push to lower legal limit of intoxication to 0.05 stirs debate
    — Timothy Brown has put hundreds of drunken drivers behind the wheel. In the research center where he works, the drivers ingest vodka or 151-proof alcohol and get behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Malibu mounted in a metal pod about the size of a...
  • Sentara has another records breach

    Sentara has another records breach
    Two former Sentara employees pleaded guilty this month to accessing patients' electronic health records inappropriately in a scheme to file fraudulent tax returns, the health-care system has revealed. Both were nurses' aides, according to Greg Burkhart,...
  • How to avoid becoming a victim of Medicare fraud

    How to avoid becoming a victim of Medicare fraud
    Lee Dorman gets a lot of phone calls from people who want to give him something. Recently, a man called saying he had a new Medicare card with Dorman's name on it; all the 72-year-old retiree from Fountain Valley had to do was provide a little...
  • State owes $21 million for faulty Medicaid claims, report says

    State owes $21 million for faulty Medicaid claims, report says
    A federal investigator has found that Maryland's Medicaid program had a 95 percent error rate in seeking reimbursement for room and board for the developmentally disabled and thus owes the U.S. government nearly $21 million. Advocates expressed concern...
  • Weekend walk at Druid Hill Park will promote infant health

    Weekend walk at Druid Hill Park will promote infant health
    This Saturday hundreds of people are expected to converge on Druid Hill Park — some pushing strollers, some toddling alongside their moms — to raise awareness about prenatal health. The second annual Baby Buggy Walk in the Park is an attempt...
  • Career Connections in Park Heights offers the jobless training and hope

    Career Connections in Park Heights offers the jobless training and hope
    When Toni Coleman walked into Career Connections in Baltimore's Park Heights a month ago, she saw the rows of computers and training classrooms she'd expected of a new employment center. But Coleman, who's struggled for about a year to find work, said...
  • Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak

    Lawmakers seek deal on drug-mixing a year after outbreak
    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are closing in on a deal to grant the Food and Drug Administration more authority over the type of drugs that caused a deadly outbreak of meningitis last year, advocates close to the issue said Tuesday. Though details of the...
  • Obama tells Md. students health care law 'here to stay'

    Obama tells Md. students health care law 'here to stay'
    President Barack Obama used a visit to Maryland on Thursday to push back against congressional Republicans who are working to delay provisions of his health care law set to take effect next week. The president vowed that his signature domestic...
  • 2013-14 Wrestling dual meet results

    2013-14 Wrestling dual meet results
    Dual meet results from the 2013-14 season will be posted here throughout the season. Please report all corrections and changes to the e-mail listed below. For earlier results from the season, please scroll down. Monday, December 9 Tuesday, December 10...
  • Obamacare: Blame insurers for cancellations?

    Obamacare: Blame insurers for cancellations?
    Insurance companies have sent out notices of their plans to cancel policies by the end of the year for hundreds of thousands of Americans who have individual coverage. The companies have blamed mandates for more generous benefits under Obamacare for...