After a session largely dominated by mitigating the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and rewriting policing laws in the state, Maryland lawmakers and advocates are highlighting that they also had a “tremendous” year for health care legislation in the General Assembly. Included among the gains are bills that establish “health equity resource communities” to help eliminate wellness disparities that exist among geographic lines; provide young adults subsidies to enroll in the state’s health insurance program; and preserve telehealth as a viable mechanism for patient care.
Maryland lawmakers, advocates tout ‘huge wins’ in health legislation. Here’s what passed this year.
April 19, 2021