The Model Waiver provides services to individuals with medically complex needs and a chronic hospital or nursing facility level of care to be supported in their own homes or community-based settings. A unique aspect of the Model Waiver is that, due to the medically complex needs of its participants, non-waiver expenditures typically far exceed waiver expenditures. This infographic provides information for fiscal years (FYs) 2016 through 2020.

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The Community Pathways Waiver provides community-based services and supports to individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities. The waiver includes both self-directed and traditional service delivery models. This infographic presents information for fiscal years (FYs) 2016 through 2020.

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The Brain Injury (BI) Waiver provides services to individuals aged 22 or older with a brain injury diagnosis who require specialty hospital or nursing facility level of care to be supported in their own homes or community-based settings. Each year, the Maryland Department of Health strives to serve an additional ten participants through the BI Waiver. This infographic presents information for fiscal years (FYs) 2016 through 2020.

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Autism Waiver services enable individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and who meet an institutional level of care to be supported in their own homes or community-based settings. This infographic provides information about Maryland Medicaid participants who received services through the Autism Waiver in fiscal years (FYs) 2016 through 2020.

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This report describes the services The Hilltop Institute provided to the Maryland Department of Health (the Department) under the Master Agreement between Hilltop and the Department. The report covers fiscal year (FY) 2021 (July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021). Hilltop’s interdisciplinary staff provided a wide range of services, including Medicaid program development and policy analysis; HealthChoice program support, evaluation, and financial analysis; long-term services and supports program development, policy analysis, and financial analytics; and data management and web-accessible database development.

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In this report, Hilltop discusses the findings of its empirical studies to identify the need for developing a health information exchange solution to bridge the information gap during transitions between LTSS and acute care settings among the population of over 100,000 individuals who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid in the state of Maryland.

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This annual report, written for the UMBC community, provides an overview of key projects and staff accomplishments for FYs 2020 and 2021.

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This chart book explores utilization and expenditures for Medicaid-funded long-term services and supports (LTSS) in Maryland for state fiscal years (FYs) 2015 through 2019. The focus of this chart book is on Medicaid nursing facility services, with one chapter that illustrates Maryland’s efforts at providing home and community-based services (HCBS) to an increasing number of Medicaid recipients who may otherwise be served in nursing facilities.

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Autism Waiver services enable individuals who have autism spectrum disorder and who meet an institutional level of care to be supported in their own homes or community-based settings. Due to the high demand for Autism Waiver services and a defined capacity, individuals wishing to receive waiver services must have their name placed on the Autism Waiver Registry. This infographic presents data about the list and its registrants for FY 2018 to FY 2021.

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The Brain Injury (BI) Waiver provides services to individuals aged 22 or older with a brain injury diagnosis who require specialty hospital or nursing facility level of care to be supported in their own homes or community-based setting. Each year, the Maryland Department of Health strives to serve an additional ten participants through the BI Waiver. This infographic provides a brief overview of Hilltop’s review of the program.

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