Recent Submissions

  • Evaluating the Impact of Managed Care on Service Use and Disparities in Care Among Children and Adolescents Receiving Medicaid 

    Eberly, Todd (The Hilltop Institute, 2007-02)
    This policy brief, based on research conducted by Dr. Todd Eberly for his dissertation, examines whether a transition from fee-for-service to a managed care Medicaid program improved access to preventive well care services, ...
  • Small Business Participation in the New Mexico State Coverage Insurance Program: Evaluation Results 

    Sommers, Anna S.; Spicer, Laura; Mikow, Asher; Abraham, Jean; Milligan, Charles J., Jr. (The Hilltop Institute, 2010-01)
    This Hilltop Issue Brief disseminates the findings of the first formal evaluation of the New Mexico State Coverage Insurance (SCI) program. The study objective was to identify factors that have influenced employer participation ...
  • Using Propensity Score Matching Techniques to Establish Treatment/Control Groups to Assess Medicare/Medicaid Service Use 

    Johnson, Karen E.; Tucker, Anthony M.; Huang, Yi (The Hilltop Institute, 2011-06-12)
    At the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM), Hilltop Senior Policy Analyst Karen E. Johnson, MS, gave this poster presentation, which was also authored by Hilltop Director of Special Research and Development Anthony ...
  • Pathways to Medicare‐Medicaid Eligibility: A Literature Review 

    Woodcock, C.; Cannon-Jones, S.; Tripp, A.; Holt, B. (The Hilltop Institute, 2011-07-18)
    The Hilltop Institute conducted a literature review on pathways to Medicare-Medicaid eligibility at the request of the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ...
  • Overview of Supports Waivers 

    Folkemer, Donna; Tripp, Aaron (The Hilltop Institute, 2012-04-25)
    In FY 2012, Hilltop assisted DHMH in its efforts to learn more about the recipients of services from the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA). Hilltop Policy Analyst Aaron Tripp, MSW, and Long-Term Services and ...
  • Hospital Community Benefits after the ACA: Partnerships for Community Health Improvement 

    Somerville, Martha H.; Mueller, Carl H.; Boddie‐Willis, Cynthia L.; Folkemer, Donna C.; Grossman, Elyse R. (The Hilltop Institute, 2012-02)
    This is the third issue brief in a series released by Hilltop’s Hospital Community Benefit Program. It discusses a variety of options for collaboration in assessment, planning, priority setting, and implementation of health ...
  • Health Benefit Plan Contracting: A Background Paper Presentation 

    Somerville, Martha H. (The Hilltop Institute, 2011-09-19)
    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires states to either establish and operate a Health Insurance Exchange by 2014 or participate in the federal Exchange. On April 12, 2011, Governor O’Malley signed the Maryland Health ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Continuity of Care Analysis 

    Spicer, Laura (The Hilltop Institute, 2012-10-15)
    Senior Policy Analyst Laura A. Spicer, 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 addressing the transition ...
  • Strain effects on electronic and magnetic properties of the monolayer α-RuCl3α-RuCl3: A first-principles and Monte Carlo study 

    Vatansever, Erol; Sarikurt, Sevil; Kadioglu, Yelda; Aktürk, Olcay Üzengi; Yüksel, Yusuf; Ataca, Can; Aktürk, Ethem; Akıncı, Ümit (AIP Publishing, 2019-02-28)
    The electronic and magnetic properties of a material can be altered by strain engineering. We elucidate the strain dependence of electronic and magnetic properties in α-RuCl₃ monolayer by varying the biaxial in-plane tensile ...
  • The glycoprotein, non-virion protein, and polymerase of viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus are not determinants of host-specific virulence in rainbow trout 

    Yusuff, Shamila; Kurath, Gael; Sun Kim, Min; Tesfaye, Tarin M.; Li, Jie; McKenney, Douglas G.; Vakharia, Vikram N. (BioMed Central Ltd, 2019-03-07)
    Background Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV), a fish rhabdovirus belonging to the Novirhabdovirus genus, causes severe disease and mortality in many marine and freshwater fish species worldwide. VHSV isolates ...
  • New Jersey Care Partner Support Pilot Program: Findings 

    Tripp, Aaron M. (The Hilltop Institute, 2013-03-14)
    Hilltop Policy Analyst Aaron Tripp, MSW, gave a presentation at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging in Chicago on March 14, 2013. New Jersey Care Partner Support Pilot Program: Findings—which has ...
  • Deep space observations of sun glint over oceans 

    Varnai, Tamas; Marshak, Alexander; Kostinski, Alexander (American Geophysical Union, 2018-07-09)
    Every hour or two, the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) onboard the DSCOVR satellite provides unique full-color images of the sunlit side of the Earth from the L1 Lagrangian point, which is four times farther the ...
  • Hospital Community Benefits after the ACA: The State Law Landscape 

    Somerville, Martha H.; Nelson, Gayle D.; Mueller, Carl H. (The Hilltop Institute, 2013-03)
    This is the sixth issue brief in a series released by Hilltop’s Hospital Community Benefit Program. This brief is a companion to the online tool, Community Benefit State Law Profiles, and presents the Profiles’ findings ...
  • Evaluation of the Medicare Acute Care Episode (ACE) Demonstration 

    Urdapilleta, Oswaldo; Weinberg, Daniel; Pedersen, Sarah; Kim, Geena; Cannon-Jones, Stephanie; Woodward, Jenine (The Hilltop Institute, 2013-05-31)
    In June 2009, IMPAQ International LLC, with its partner, The Hilltop Institute, was awarded a contract to conduct an evaluation of the Medicare Acute Care Episode (ACE) Demonstration. A three-year demonstration project ...
  • Community Health Needs Assessment: A Tool for Improving Community Health 

    Nelson, Gayle D. (The Hilltop Institute, 2013-05-30)
    Hilltop Hospital Community Benefit Program Policy Analyst Gayle D. Nelson, JD, MPH, gave a presentation at a National Association of Counties (NaCo) webinar titled “Using the Community Health Needs Assessment to Inform ...
  • Health Reform Overview: Key Concepts 

    Mueller, Carl (The Hilltop Institute, 2013-05-01)
    Policy Analyst Carl Mueller provided this overview of the key concepts of the Affordable Care Act, including basic information on Medicaid expansion and Exchanges, to CCBC students enrolled in a general health class.
  • New Jersey Care Partner Support Pilot Program: Findings 

    Tripp, Aaron M.; Woodcock, Cynthia H. (The Hilltop Institute, 2012-11-15)
    Hilltop made several presentations at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America that took place November 14-18, 2012, in San Diego. On November 15, Hilltop Policy Analyst Aaron Tripp, MSW, ...
  • 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 ...

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