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Maryland Total Cost of Care Model reduced spending by $365 million in first year

July 30, 2021

The Maryland Total Cost of Care (TCOC) Model reduced the state’s total cost of health care spending by $365 million in 2019, $88 million more than the reduction in spending from 2018, according to a recent report by Mathematica. The model tests if state accountability and provider incentives can improve care and population health while reducing Medicare spending across the state, according to Nicole Stallings, Chief External Affairs Officer & Senior VP, Government Affairs & Policy at Maryland Hospital Association (MHA).

Article Source: State of Reform

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