health care

October 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Woman Speaks Out Against Supreme Court Nominee in Attempt to Save Affordable Care Act

A Silver Spring woman, whose daughter spent five months in the neonatal intensive care unit and currently needs help breathing and eating, is speaking out against appointing Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. In a virtual news conference hosted by U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) on Oct.13, Elena Hung explained that if […]

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March 31, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Under Armour is Making Masks, Other Supplies for UMMS Staff and Providers

Under Armour is creating and assembling face masks, face shields and special fanny packs to help support the University of Maryland Medical System’s health care providers and staff, the brand announced Tuesday. Under Armour stated that they are hoping they can use their experience with product innovations to help heath care systems defend against the […]

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February 7, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks #7: Vincent DeMarco on Prescription Drug Costs in Maryland

Vincent DeMarco has advocated for reducing teen smoking, underage drinking and gun violence. This year, he and his organization, Health Care for All, are focusing on the cost of prescription drugs. We talked to DeMarco about legislation he’s supporting this session, the creation of a Prescription Drug Affordability Board. Introduced in the Senate, you can […]

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October 26, 2017 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Small Business Tax Tips: Health Care Tax Credit

As a small employer, you may be eligible for a tax credit that lets you keep more of your hard-earned money. It’s called the small business health care tax credit, and it benefits employers that: offer coverage through the small business health options program, also known as the SHOP Marketplace have fewer than 25 full-time […]

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October 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Officials React to Trump’s Executive Order on Health Care

President Donald Trump’s executive order Thursday will make it easier for consumers to buy across state lines and small businesses will be able to form a group to purchase insurance together. “Large employers often are able to obtain better terms on health insurance for their employees than small employers because of their larger pools of […]

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March 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Raskin to Host Health Care Town Hall Meeting on Mar. 25

As the questions surrounding the fate of the Affordable Care Act remain, Rep. Jamie Raskin (Md-8) will host a health care town on Mar. 25. Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation repeal and replace the ACA. Raskin said this event is to inform the public on how residents could be impacted if the measure passes through […]

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February 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Ranks in Top 10 of Best States to Live in the Nation (VIDEO)

In a recent report by U.S. News & World Report, Maryland is ranked as eighth best state to live in the nation. The “Best State Ranking” analyzed all 50 states in the following key areas: health care, education, crimes and corrections, opportunity, economy and government. “I’m proud to point out that Maryland has beat out […]

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December 1, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Promotes Dr. Andrew Kundrat to Medical Director

Riderwood retirement community announced the promotion of Andrew Kundrat, M.D. to Medical Director. Dr. Kundrat joins the executive leadership team with over thirty-three years of internal medicine and geriatric experience. He has served with the Erickson Health Medical Group as a Staff Physician at Riderwood since 2008, and previously, he was the Vice President of […]

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August 24, 2013 | Staff Writer

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (Video)

A key provision of the Affordable Care Act will be implemented on Oct. 1 and Montgomery County is in charge of the enrollment education for the metropolitan region.  CCM’s Lorna Virgili has more in this report first broadcast on County Report This Week. Visit Maryland Health Connection website or call 1.855.642.8574 for more information. For […]

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