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Change to Md. Medicare waiver brings doctors on board (access required)

The Maryland All-Payer Model incentivizes hospitals to focus on quality of care and reduce readmissions. But doctors remain on a separate system, a fee-for-service model that encourages more patients. A recent amendment to Maryland’s agreement with the Centers for Medicare ...

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United Healthcare and UM team up on helping high-risk patients (access required)

The University of Maryland Quality Care Network and UnitedHealthcare will work together to reduce emergency room visits, manage chronic conditions and get patients to take their medicine, officials announced Thursday. The partnership between the insurer and the provider will launch ...

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As ACA repeal nears, Maryland’s hospital payment system up in the air (access required)

President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night offered some insights into what his plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act might look like, but an important aspect of any reform that would uniquely affect ...

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