Maryland makes $2.7 million available for pilot program that supports pregnant women recovering from substance use disorder
Hannah Saunders | Sep 25, 2023 | Maryland
We hosted the 2023 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference recently, bringing together thought leaders, legislators, and policy experts into multi-silo conversations about the future of healthcare in Maryland. Too often, those with good ideas for reforming healthcare don’t have a solid understanding of how the legislative process works.
We closed last month's 2023 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference with an informative keynote from one of Maryland's most high-ranking healthcare leaders: Laura Herrera Scott, the state's secretary of health under the Maryland Department of Health. Listen to Scott discuss the state's progress in behavioral health policy, how
It was a privilege to hear from Dr. Georges C. Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association, to kick off last month's 2023 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference. Georges discussed the promise Maryland's 1332 waiver holds for reducing costs (the extension of which recently received federal
Several panelists discussed Medicaid redeterminations and the future of the program at the 2023 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference. Maryland has already begun the redetermination process due to the end of the federal public health emergency (PHE), which allowed for continuous Medicaid coverage during the first few years
Maryland’s request to extend its State Innovation Waiver, under section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act, was recently approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for another five years. State Innovation Waivers may abandon certain federal requirements in order to improve the health insurance market. The State
Health network leaders discussed how they’re working to improve social determinants of health (SDOH) and health equity at the 2023 Maryland State of Reform Health Policy Conference. Angelo Edge, CEO of Aetna Better Health of Maryland, mentioned some incentives the organization is working on to address SDOH, including opening health