Health

Maryland Department of Health announces expanded Medicaid coverage for new mothers

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday announced an expansion of Medicaid coverage for pregnant beneficiaries. The expansion will extend the period during which new mothers are eligible for postpartum care services from 60 days to 12 months. “By expanding postpartum care, Maryland has increased access to care during one of the most crucial times for new mothers, parents, …


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Governor Hogan announces new senior leadership for MDH’s Public Health Administration

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced several key additional appointments to the Maryland Department of Health’s Public Health Administration. On Wednesday, the governor announced that Dr. Jinlene Chan will serve as Acting Deputy Secretary for Public Health, succeeding Fran Phillips, who is retiring. Phillips, who has held numerous leadership roles in public health over the years, has played a …