Category: WISE Healthcare Huddle News


Maryland Weighs New Approach to Curbing Prescription Drug Costs

by Josh Hicks – Washington Post A Maryland bill that would make the state a national test case for controlling prescription drug costs has garnered broad legislative support in Annapolis but could put the state on a legal collision course…

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Update: Prescription Drug Cost Commission Bill

Cosponsors and Attorney General Endorsement Thanks to our coalition’s emails and calls to legislators, twenty-three Senators and seventy-nine Delegates have agreed to cosponsor our Drug Cost Commission bills, SB 1023 and HB 1194. In addition, Attorney General Brian Frosh has endorsed…

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Mandatory paid sick leave goes into effect Sunday: Here’s what Md. businesses need to know

WISE is excited to see efforts to delay the implementation of delaying the start of Mandatory paid sick leave is unsuccessful at this time and went into effect on Feb. 11, 2018. Joanna Sullivan, Editor in Chief for the Baltimore…

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Taxes, Heatlh, Homicides top General Assembly session agenda – Baltimore Sun, Jan. 7th

Erin Cox and Michael DresserContact ReportersThe Baltimore Sun Read excerpts below pertaining to key legislative priorities for WISE Healthcare Huddle, to read article in full click here.  Congress and the Trump administration will force Maryland’s political leaders to forgo their election-year tradition…

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HELP NEEDED ASAP!! Contact Rep’s office listed below: Ask them to cosponsor the Drug Cost Commission bill tomorrow Jan. 16th!!

Prescription drugs are getting more expensive. During this legislative session, the Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition has proposed a Drug Cost Commission Bill that will help make expensive drugs more affordable in Maryland. Check out the Resolution and Coalition….

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