News & Bulletins

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 Presents at NASTAD National HIV and Hepatitis Technical Assistance Meeting

Hilltop Policy Analyst Parker James, MPP, participated on a panel at the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Director’s (NASTAD) National HIV and Hepatitis Technical Assistance Meeting on October 12, 2023, in Washington, DC. Titled Data Sharing between Surveillance and Medicaid Population Based Data Use, the panel presentation focused on overcoming obstacles in data sharing. James’ presentation focused on Maryland’s successful collaboration among HIV Surveillance, Medicaid, and Hilltop in sharing HIV viral suppression data to manage and improve the quality of care. The work is funded by the Health Resources and Service Administration’s Special Projects of National Significance Program, which supports the development of innovative models of HIV care and treatment.


Bulletin: Hilltop Releases the Maryland Medicaid DataPort

In collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), The Hilltop Institute has developed and released the Maryland Medicaid DataPort, a series of interactive Tableau® dashboards that display data from various Maryland Medicaid programs.

Read the Bulletin.

Explore the DataPort.


New Article in Health Affairs Forefront Explores the Complex Reasons behind the Lack of Transparency in Coverage Compliance Studies

In a new article in the Health Affairs Forefront series, titled One Year Later, Where Are The ‘Transparency In Coverage’ Compliance Studies? Hilltop Principal Data Scientist Morgan Henderson and Policy Analyst Morgane Mouslim posit that the reason there are no compliance studies is not because of lack of interest but because of the complexity of the landscape to which the regulation applies. Read the article.

Learn more about Hilltop’s work on price transparency.