Maryland’s All-Payer Model—Achievements, Challenges, And Next Steps

Maryland committed to limiting the growth in the per capita hospital revenues for all payers to the long-term growth rate of the State’s economy (3.58 percent per year). Actual growth was much lower (1.47 percent in 2014 and 2.31 percent in 2015), and the year-to-date growth in 2016 over 2015 was 0.35 percent per capita (Exhibit 1). This success is largely attributable to the efforts of hospitals and others working under the global payment system. Lower inflation and reductions in uncompensated care also contributed.

Source: Maryland’s All-Payer Model—Achievements, Challenges, And Next Steps

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