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.

New Report Releases Findings of VCU/Hilltop Evaluation of Substance Use Disorder Waiver Experience in Virginia and Maryland

A report just published by AcademyHealth has released the findings of a study conducted by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and The Hilltop Institute at UMBC that examined the experience with §1115 waivers for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment in Maryland and Virginia.

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04/27/2020

Bulletin: Hilltop Wins Award to Develop Multi-Payer Claims Analytic Tool

The Hilltop Institute at UMBC, with its partners ServBeyond Solutions and A-G Associates, has just been awarded a $2 million contract from the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) to develop a multi-payer claims analytic tool (MCAT).

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03/03/2020

Bulletin: AcademyHealth Blog Post Highlights Findings of Virginia/Maryland SUD Waiver Evaluation

Hilltop Executive Director Cynthia Woodcock joined Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Professor Peter Cunningham in an AcademyHealth blog post to discuss the findings of the VCU/Hilltop study that examined the experience with §1115 waivers for substance use disorder (SUD) treatment in Maryland and Virginia.

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01/31/2020