Evaluation of the Maryland All-Payer Model: Volume I – Final Report

Evaluation of the All-Payer Model operating under an agreement with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for hospitals in rural and urban settings implemented in Maryland in 2014. This model shifted the state’s hospital payment structure to an annual, global hospital budget that includes both inpatient and outpatient hospital services. Report covers 4.5 years of implementation, and compares outcomes by rural and urban residency.

Read the report here: https://downloads.cms.gov/files/md-allpayer-finalevalrpt.pdf