A Maryland Senate bill would create a task force to diagnose what’s causing long wait times at hospital emergency departments and make recommendations to resolve it. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Maryland has ranked last with the longest average wait times in the country over the past seven years. Candice Akbar, of Anne Arundel County, recently waited for hours to be seen by a doctor in a hospital emergency room.
Bill would create task force to investigate why Maryland ER wait times are so long
February 3, 2023