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Maryland pushes to keep money-saving Medicare waiver

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When it comes to health care reform, Maryland is in a unique situation thanks to its decades-old Medicare waiver. That waiver may be in jeopardy, however, as state officials push to keep its $1 billion in reimbursements from the federal government. The agreement, enacted in 1977, lets the state set its own Medicare and Medicaid payment rates -- the only state in the country with that...