Governor Hogan provided a status on the vaccine rollout across Maryland to-date, and changes to Phases 1A, 1B, 1C and Phase 2. The National Guard will help local health departments beginning tomorrow and providers must report data within 24 hours.
Emergency business loans to be forgiven and millions more in additional tax relief, affordable housing and diabetes support announced today by Governor Hogan.
The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange presented updates to the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission on the reinsurance program, which has monthly premiums down an average of 11.9% for 2021, and recommendations for an individual market state subsidy. Recap here: [link]
Governor Hogan addressed the important topic of vaccines – with first doses expected to deliver as early as next week, 155,000 in the first batch and 300,000 by year end, thanks in part to the work of nearly 40 Maryland companies doing vaccine research.
The Health and Government Operations Committee’s Insurance and Pharmaceuticals Subcommittee heard updates on the State Reinsurance Program, Easy Enrollment and COVID-19’s impact; and legislative, budget and staffing updates from the Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board.
The Maryland Department of Health and Public Health Services gave the #COVID-19 Legislative Work Group updates on PPE distribution, nursing homes and hospitals, contact tracing and #masksonmaryland.
Proudly sponsored by Nemphos Braue Law and moderated by Co-Founder George Nemphos, this virtual, business to business networking event is centered on the topic of innovation in the health care field.
Another mass vaccination site set and a pre-registration website coming next month, nearly 30k shots now administered each day, increasing reports of fraud surrounding the vaccine, and additional screening for COVID-19 variants.
We are proud sponsors of the Maryland Business Innovation Challenge (MDBIC), an initiative from the Maryland Business Innovation Association and the Maryland Department of Commerce, designed to bring together the state’s corporate community with local innovators to solve real-time business challenges.