The Hilltop Institute periodically posts news items and issues electronic bulletins to disseminate information about Hilltop activities and publications. Below are the three most recent. Go to the News and Bulletin Archive, below, to view previous posts.
Hilltop Cosponsors Public Policy Forum on Controlling Hospital and Health Care Spending
On December 5, 2014, Hilltop, together with the UMBC Department of Public Policy, the Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research, CareFirst, and LifeBridge Health, sponsored a public policy forum describing how hospitals and health care providers in Maryland are adapting to the new all-payer model, and the likely effect on the populations that hospitals serve. Click here for the program and presentations.
Hilltop Presents to National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
Hilltop Senior Policy Analyst Stephanie Cannon-Jones, MPP, gave a presentation at the 25th Annual State of the States in Head Injury Conference on October 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA. Cannon-Jones’ presentation, Medicaid Expenditures for Persons with Brain Injury while Residing in a Nursing Facility, described the key findings of a study that examined Medicaid expenditures and service utilization patterns of Maryland Medicaid-eligible beneficiaries with a brain injury diagnosis who resided in nursing facilities.
Bulletin: Hilltop Celebrates 20 Years of Service at Special Event
On October 23, 2014, Hilltop held a special event to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Over the years, Hilltop has grown to become one of the most highly regarded university-based health policy research organizations in the country. The event featured Bruce Vladeck, PhD, as the keynote speaker.