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With tight purse strings in Annapolis, health care advocates push for improved access to care, lower drug prices

January 24, 2024

In what is shaping up to be a financially difficult year for the Maryland General Assembly, community health and hospital advocates hope state lawmakers consider bills that would improve access to care for low-income Marylanders, help reduce high-cost drug prices and reform prior authorization practices. Maryland Gov. Wes Moore has labeled the next few months “a season of discipline” as the state faces a projected $761 million budget deficit that is expected to grow in the coming years.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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