Mobile Integrated Healthcare: A Valuable Tool for Healthcare Transformation

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Mobile Integrated Healthcare is a broad and somewhat confusing term as it often operates differently from place to place in order to meet a community’s unique needs.  In 2016, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (“NAEMT”) and other partnering organizations updated their vision statement that defines and clarifies MIH: “Mobile Integrated Healthcare – Community… Read More

The Maryland Model (Part 3): Lessons Learned from Maryland’s Payment Models

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Maryland is the only state in the country that has a waiver from the Medicare Prospective Payment System (“PPS”) and related regulations. The waiver allows the State to manage its healthcare costs through the evolution and implementation of progressive healthcare payment models.  In January 2019, the Total Cost of Care model (“TCOC”) replaced the All-Payer… Read More

The Maryland Model (Part 2): Understanding How Maryland’s Payment Models Work

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Maryland is the only state in the country that has a waiver from the Medicare Prospective Payment System (PPS) and related regulations. The waiver allows the State to manage its healthcare costs through the evolution and implementation of the State’s unique payment model.  In the second of the three-part series, we examine how Maryland’s unique… Read More