Category: Healthcare

Rally THIS Saturday in Annapolis at 11 for mental health awareness, funding and reducing the stigma – Our Minds Matter!

More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1713766622102376/?ti=icl Following Rally, there will be a workshop from 1-2. More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/919005778456686/?ti=icl

Talk Saves Lives 4/24/19 6-8pm at AACC. Please join us, please share.

Please join us and please share! Link to Facebook event here

Maryland is poised to become the first in the nation to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board! Contact your Senator today!

Maryland is poised to become the first in the nation to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board! An overwhelming majority of the House of Delegates voted in favor of an amended version of House Bill 768 last week. Now we need your help to…

House Committee Approves Legislation to Create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2019 Contact: Vincent DeMarco, 410-591-9162 House Committee Approves Legislation to Create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board To Curb Drug Costs for Local and State Government Md. Citizens’ Health Initiative Launching Television Ad Campaign with County Executives Radio Campaign with…

Please call or write to support the Prescription Drug Affordability Board (SB759) with the upper payment limits intact.

Please contact members of the Senate Finance Committee listed below ASAP and ask them to support upper payment limits in SB 759.  Please see Reasons to Vote for Upper Payment Limits (UPLs) in SB 759/HB 768 at the bottom of this post. TEMPLATE FOR…

Md. Citizens’ Health Initiative to Launch Major Ad Campaign to Support

March 6, 2019 Contact: Vincent DeMarco, 410-591-9162 Md. Citizens’ Health Initiative to Launch Major Ad Campaign to Support Prescription Drug Affordability Board County Executives and Baltimore Mayor to Appear in Radio Ads Calling for General Assembly Action WHAT: Press conference to announce launch of…

Urgent need: calls and emails to support End of Life Options Act

WE NEED Calls and Emails TODAY! End of Life Options Act (HB 399) Received info this evening that a coordinated statewide effort from opponents slammed state delegates with phone calls and emails in opposition of HB399 in effort to shut it down. We need members…

New Legislation Aimed at Lowering Costs of Prescription Medicine

A new bill, SB759 and HB768, that would establish a Prescription Drug Affordability Board is aimed at lowering the cost of prescription medicine. Our Healthcare Huddle has been advocating for this legislation, and our member Jessica Gorski discusses her family’s experience with having to spend…

February 14th Is Prescription Drug Affordability Advocacy Day! Please join us!

The Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative is hosting a Prescription Drug Affordability Advocacy Day this Thursday, February 14th from 10am-1:00pm,  in Room 142 of the House Office Building in Annapolis. Join community members, coalition partners, and health care advocates in support of SB759 & HB768….

Prescription Drug Affordability Board

Check out these articles below about the Legislative Black Caucus and all of Maryland’s County Executives endorsing legislation that would establish a Prescription Drug Affordability Board in Maryland. Not sure what this legislation is? Learn more about it here and how it will help…