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The Maryland Health Care Commission launches an expansion of their wearthecost.org website, a campaign aimed at increasing transparency of hospital pricing in the state.

 

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Special Enrollment Periods (SEP) - The COVID-19 SEP has been extended to June 15th and the Tax SEP has been extended through July 15th. New enrollment numbers as of 4/2:

COVID-19:

Total enrollment: 12,220, 58% Medicaid, 42% Commercial health plan 63% of enrollments in 4 counties: Montgomery (21%), Prince Georges(17%), Baltimore County (15%), Baltimore City (10%) QHP enrolled: 67% w/tax credit, 43% under age 34, 72% enrolled in CareFirst plan

Easy Enrollment:

Total enrollments: 1,937, 70% Medicaid, 30% Private Commercial plans (QHPs)

The MHCC's Telehealth Virtual Resource Center provides information and resources on health information technology adoption and use with an emphasis on telehealth during the COVID-19 State of Emergency,

Telehealth Readiness Assessment (TRA) Tool now available online. The MHCC developed the TRA Tool to help ambulatory practices determine their readiness for telehealth.

Andrew N. Pollak, MD Appointed Chair of the Maryland Health Care Commission

MARYLAND HAS LOWEST SPENDING IN A FIRST-IN-THE-NATION MULTI-REGION HEALTHCARE COST COMPARISON

Press Release

Maryland Health Care Commission Awards Grants for School-Based Teletherapy for Special Education Services to Charles County Public Schools 

15 Maryland Hospitals Improve in National Patient Safety Score Card; Maryland Maintains Low Health Care Costs

Maryland Health Care Commission releases annual report on spending and use of health care services in Maryland’s privately fully-insured market for 2016

10 Maryland Hospitals Improve in National Patient Safety Score Card;3 Hospitals Receive “A” Grades

Request for Proposals/Grant Announcements

MHCC 19-003 - Quality Measures to Support Maryland Healthcare Performance

MHCC 20-018 Announcement for Grant Applications:  Expanding Telehealth Adoption in Ambulatory Practices 

Request for Public Comments 

 

Webinars

Redesigned 2018 Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical Survey Webinar Recording (March 17, 2020; 2 p.m.)

Long Term Care Lunch & Learn Webinar:  Facilitating Care Coordination in Long Term Care with Health Information Exchange; (Feb. 27th; 12:00-1:00 pm).

Using Telehealth in School Health Services Webinar Series:  Three Sessions Available through November 2020. (Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours Available) 

 


Last Updated: 5/18/2020