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    • Addendum to Analysis of Options to Ensure Continuity of Care: A Report to the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Board of Trustees 

      The Hilltop Institute (The Hilltop Institute, 2012-12-17)
      This document provides additional analysis requested by the Continuity of Care Advisory Committee and public stakeholders and serves as an addendum to the Committee’s report, Analysis of Options to Ensure Continuity of Care.
    • Adult Dental Coverage in Maryland Medicaid 

      Betley, C.; Idala, D.; James, P.; Mueller, C.; Smirnow, A.; Tan, B. (The Hilltop Institute, 2016-02-01)
      Hilltop provided this report to the Maryland Dental Action Coalition (MDAC) to examine the cost and policy implications of expanding adult dental coverage under Maryland Medicaid. Currently, Maryland is among 15 states ...
    • The Affordable Care Act: New Options for Providing Long-Term Services and Supports 

      The Hilltop Institute (The Hilltop Institute, 2011-05)
      Many of the opportunities made available by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) can be leveraged to work together and to build on existing initiatives. The result can be a strengthened infrastructure for service provision and a ...
    • Analysis of Options to Ensure Continuity of Care: A Report to the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Board of Trustees   

      The Hilltop Institute (The Hilltop Institute, 2012-12-06)
      The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Act of 2012 requires the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) to conduct a study and report findings and recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly on “the establishment ...
    • An Analysis of Selected Mental Health Conditions among Maryland Full-Benefit Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries 

      Cannon Jones, S.; Stockwell, I. (The Hilltop Institute, 2016-02-16)
      At the request of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), The Hilltop Institute conducted a series of analyses on the health care utilization of Maryland’s full-benefit Medicare-Medicaid dual-eligible ...
    • Balancing LTC: Can More Home and Community-Based Support Save Money While Improving Care 

      Milligan, Charles (The Hilltop Institute, 2010-06-28)
      Charles Milligan participated in a roundtable at the 2010 AcademyHealth Research Meeting on June 28, 2010, in Boston, Massachusetts. His presentation gave an overview of Hilltop’s research on cross-payer effects for ...
    • Characteristics of Maryland Full-Benefit Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries with Three or More Inpatient Stays 

      Betley, C.; Stockwell, I. (The Hilltop Institute, 2016-02-16)
      At the request of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), The Hilltop Institute conducted a series of analyses on the health care utilization of Maryland’s full-benefit Medicare-Medicaid dual-eligible ...
    • Comparison of Maryland’s and Neighboring States’ Medicaid Fees to Medicare Fees FY 2018 

      The Hilltop Institute (The Hilltop Institute, 2018-03-01)
      This chart book compares the Medicaid reimbursement rates of Maryland and its surrounding states with Maryland’s Medicare fee schedule. The surrounding states included in this study are Pennsylvania; West Virginia; Virginia; ...
    • Continuity of Care Report 

      Spicer, Laura; Betley, Charles (The Hilltop Institute, 2012-11-29)
      Senior Policy Analysts Laura A. Spicer, MA, and Charles Betley, MA, gave this presentation at a Continuity of Care Advisory Committee Meeting. The Committee was appointed by the Board of Trustees in June of 2012 to begin ...
    • Cross‐Payer Effects on Medicare Resource Use: Lessons for Medicaid Administrators 

      Tucker, A.; Johnson, k. (The Hilltop Institute, 2010-05-15)
      This report is the fourth and final report in a series that explores the cross-payer effects of providing Medicaid long-term supports and services (LTSS) on Medicare acute care resource use. The report provides a summary ...
    • Driving HCBS Innovation through Data and Metrics 

      Hull, Stephanie; Stockwell, Ian; Nawara, Lorraine (The Hilltop Institute, 2011-09-11)
      Senior Policy Analyst Ian Stockwell, MA, in conjunction with staff from the Maryland Department of Aging and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, presented at the 27th National Home and Community-Based ...
    • Estimating State‐Specific Costs of Medicaid Adult Dental Coverage Expansion Using Comparative State Data 

      Betley, Charles L.; Idala, David; James, Parker; Mueller, Carl; Smirnow, Alexis; Tan, Brenna (The Hilltop Institute, 2017-06-24)
      This research sought to estimate the cost to Maryland to expand Medicaid dental coverage for adults in order to cover a broader range of services.
    • Evaluating Continuity of Care between Medicaid and Exchanges 

      Spicer, Laura; Betley, Charles; Smith, Jennifer (The Hilltop Institute, 2014-06-08)
      Hilltop staff made several presentations at the 2014 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) held June 8 through June 10 in San Diego. Senior Policy Analyst Laura A. Spicer, MA, presented this poster, which summarizes ...
    • Evaluating Small Group Employer Participation in New Mexico’s SCI Program 

      Spicer, Laura; Sommers, Anna; Boddie-Willis, Cynthia; Abraham, Jean; Mikow, Asher; Spaulding-Bynon, Mari (The Hilltop Institute, 2011-06-12)
      At the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting (ARM), Hilltop Policy Analyst Laura Spicer gave a presentation at a session on Addressing Cost and Affordability in Public Programs: Implications for the Affordable Care Act. ...
    • Evaluation of the HealthChoice Program 

      The Hilltop Institute (The Hilltop Institute, 2012-03-30)
      HealthChoice, Maryland’s statewide mandatory Medicaid managed care program, was implemented in 1997 under authority of Section 1115 of the Social Security Act. The HealthChoice managed care program currently enrolls over ...
    • Evaluation of the HealthChoice Program CY 2008 to CY 2012 

      The Hilltop Institute (The Hilltop Institute, 2014-06-30)
      HealthChoice—Maryland’s statewide mandatory Medicaid managed care program—was implemented in 1997 under authority of Section 1115 of the Social Security Act. Since the inception of HealthChoice, the Maryland Department of ...
    • Evaluation of the HealthChoice Program CY 2009 to CY 2013 

      The Hilltop Institute (The Hilltop Institute, 2015-10-06)
      HealthChoice—Maryland’s statewide mandatory Medicaid managed care program—was implemented in 1997 under authority of Section 1115 of the Social Security Act. Since the inception of HealthChoice, the Maryland Department of ...
    • Evaluation of the HealthChoice Program CY 2010 to CY 2014 

      The Hilltop Institute (The Hilltop Institute, 2016-04-28)
      HealthChoice—Maryland’s statewide mandatory Medicaid managed care program—was implemented in 1997 under authority of Section 1115 of the Social Security Act. Since the inception of HealthChoice, the Maryland Department of ...
    • Examining the Medicare Resource Use of Dually Eligible Medicaid Recipients 

      Tucker, A.; Johnson, K.; Huang, Y.; Brewer, T. (The Hilltop Institute, 2010-01-30)
      This report, prepared for the Maryland legislature, discusses the progress of updating reimbursement rates for the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and the Maryland Children’s Health Program. Preparation of such a report ...
    • Financing for Long-Term Services and Supports 

      Komisar, Harriet L. (The Hilltop Institute, 2010-06-18)
      Harriet L. Komisar participated in a meeting for congressional and federal staff hosted by the National Health Policy Forum on June 18, 2010. This meeting, the third of the Focus on Reform series providing an in-depth look ...