The HSCRC submits to CMS the Hospital Incentive Payment Pools.

Happens twice a Performance Period at the conclusion of the EQIP reconciliation process.

Dates are estimates and hospital incentive payment pool submission depends on data availability.

Session 1 – Friday March 3rd -12 to 1pm – Outcomes and Costs Associated with Evidence-based Treatment of First Episode Psychosis Research shows that expeditious and comprehensive treatment of first episode psychosis (FEP) positively impacts a range of clinical and social outcomes. This webinar will showcase the estimated the prevalence of psychosis among Maryland commercial […]

Session 2 – Friday March 10th – 1 to 2 pm – Evaluation of Maryland Medicare Spending on Inpatient Care Maryland has an arrangement with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding hospital reimbursement based on a fixed global budget to avoid unnecessary inpatient utilization. This webinar summarizes the results of the investigation […]

Session 3 – Thursday March 16th – 1 to 2 pm – Evaluation of Maryland Medicare Spending on Chronic Conditions The Maryland Total Cost of Care (TCOC) Model builds on earlier models that achieved cost savings by focusing on reducing inpatient costs. This webinar summarizes the total costs of care for Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) beneficiaries […]

Please note this meeting has been CANCELED.  The next EQIP meeting will be in May 2023. Please reach out to to be added to distribution list.

Session 4 – Friday March 24 – 10 – 11 am – Health Care Costs in Baltimore Relative to Other Urban Areas in Maryland This webinar explores differences in 2019 per-capita costs of care between counties in the Baltimore area and other urban counties in Maryland, before and after risk adjustment for patient complexity. Analyses […]


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