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Joshua A. Glikin was recently quoted in the Maryland Daily Record regarding a potential contractual dispute between the State and the contractors involved with the Maryland Health Connection website. The failed launch of Maryland Health Connection could turn into a contractual dispute between the State and the contractors that built the exchange. The Maryland Health Benefit…

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The employment law attorneys at Bowie & Jensen explain personnel policies in relation to dress codes. As the end of what has been a brutal winter nears, Marylanders are ready to welcome milder weather by trading corduroys for khakis and sweaters for polo shirts. Many employers have implemented or may consider implementing office dress codes…

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For nearly 40 years, Maryland has done things differently when it comes to health care.  Ours is the only state that sets the rates hospitals can charge for the services they provide. It is now being dramatically updated for a new era of care.  For forty (40) years, hospitals have been paid to treat patients…

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Several companies in the Canton Emerging Technology Center recently reached out for advice on business development.  My good friend Andrew Rose (Director of Marketing & Business Development at Naden/Lean, LLC) graciously agreed to organize a panel to discuss business development (not marketing and not sales) with ETC companies.  It was my pleasure to join Nigel…

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The Maryland Medicare Waiver is a special agreement with the federal government that allows the Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) to set hospital rates for all payers, including Medicare and Medicaid, so long as Maryland keeps Medicare inpatient per case cost growth below the national average.  In recent years, Maryland has moved closer to…

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Maryland’s Medicare waiver is a unique agreement with the federal government that allows the state to set hospital rates.  It also serves as the foundation for an “all-payer system.”

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In The Hebrew University of Jerusalem V. General Motors, LLC, CV10-03790 AHM (JCx) (U.S. D. Ca March 16, 2012) the court refused to grant summary judgment on a claim that GM’s otherwise licensed use of an image of Albert Einstein violated the rights holder’s post mortem publicity right. The decision is linked here.

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