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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published February 23, 2010

LT. GOVERNOR BROWN TO TESTIFY IN SUPPORT OF SB 279: MARYLAND FALSE HEALTH CLAIMS ACT OF 2010



 

Bill is part of O’Malley-Brown administration’s legislative package and one of Brown’s top priorities during 2010 Legislative Session

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (February 23, 2010) – Lt. Governor Brown will testify today before the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee in favor of SB 279: Maryland False Health Claims Act of 2010. The bill was introduced as part of the O’Malley-Brown legislative package earlier this year and was listed as one of Brown’s top priorities for the 2010 session. Brown will be joined at the hearing by Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene John M. Colmers and Acting Insurance Commissioner Beth Sammis. 

If passed, the Maryland False Health Claims Act of 2010 will advance Maryland’s efforts to contain costs and eliminate waste and abuse in State health programs.

 

WHAT:                      Lt. Governor Brown to testify in support of SB 279: Maryland False Health Claims Act of 2010

 

WHO:                        Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown

                                   Health and Mental Hygiene Secretary John M. Colmers

                                   Acting Insurance Commissioner Beth Sammis

 

WHEN:                      TODAY Tuesday, February 23, 2010 – 1:00 PM

 

WHERE:                   Judicial Proceedings Committee Hearing Room, Miller Senate Office Building