Publications

Below is a listing of select Hilltop publications and presentations. You can search by type, topic, date, and/or title. The search function searches for key words in both the title and the publication summary. Click on the publication’s title below to go to its summary.

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08/30/2021

ACIS: CY 2020 Review

The Assistance in Community Integration Services (ACIS) pilot program began in late 2017 with the goal of reducing unnecessary health services use among Medicaid beneficiaries by providing tenancy and housing case management services through four lead entities (LEs). This infographic provides a brief overview of Hilltop’s 2020 review of the pilot program.

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06/21/2021

Evaluation of the Maryland Medicaid HealthChoice Program: CY 2015 to CY 2019

In 1997, Maryland implemented HealthChoice—a statewide mandatory Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care program—under authority of a waiver through §1115 of the Social Security Act. The provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that went into effect in 2014 marked another milestone by extending quality coverage to many more Marylanders with low income by calendar year (CY) 2018. Over 20 years after its launch, HealthChoice covered close to 90 percent of the state’s Medicaid and Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP) populations.

The Hilltop Institute, on behalf of the Maryland Department of Health (the Department), evaluates the program annually; this evaluation covers the period from CY 2015 through CY 2019.

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03/24/2021

Medicaid Long‐Term Services and Supports in Maryland: The Autism Waiver Infographic, FY 2014 to FY 2019

As part of its routine analyses of long-term services and supports users for the Maryland Department of Health, Hilltop created this infographic to present information about Maryland Medicaid participants who received services through the Autism Waiver in fiscal years 2014 through 2019.

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