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Maryland's All-Payer Hospital System Modernization

Data and Infrastructure Workgroup

In general, this workgroup will develop recommendations to the HSCRC on the data and infrastructure requirements needed to support oversight and monitoring of the new hospital All-Payer Model and successful performance. Recommendations should take into consideration the needs of the HSCRC, as well as the needs for the health care industry and other stakeholders to achieve the goals of the model. This workgroup should work in careful collaboration with other state agencies and other stakeholders to build upon the available resources and existing models for data governance. The Workgroup will address topics that include:

  1. Data Requirements
  2. Care Coordination Data and Infrastructure
  3. Technical and Staff Infrastructure
  4. Data Sharing Strategy
HSCRC Workgroups Descriptions

Data and Infrastructure Workgroup Membership

The Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) has appointed a diverse group of individuals to serve on the Payment Models Workgroup. The list of workgroup members is available at the following link:

Data and Infrastructure Workgroup Appointments

2014 Meeting Schedule and Documents

The Data and Infrastructure Workgroup no longer convenes. Questions should be directed to:

2014 Dates and Location Meeting Goals Meeting Documents
February 19
10:00 - 12:00


  1. Review workgroup charge and draft work plan

  2. Monitoring commitments and data sources outlined in the CMS contract (presentation and discussion)

  3. Review of current HSCRC data collection systems (financial and case mix) (presentation and discussion)

  4. Preliminary regulatory data gap analysis and synthesis of Total Cost of Care papers
Meeting Agenda

Data and Infrastructure Workgroup Meeting

Monitoring Commitments and Gap Analysis

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March 4
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

  1. Panel presentation and discussion of currently available data sources in Maryland

  2. Discussion of options and recommendations to address gaps in data requirements for new model monitoring


Recap Slides

SHIP Slides

SHIP 2013 Dashboard Numbered Measures

Maryland Medicaid Data Overview - DHMH-Hilltop

MHCC Data for Hospital Waiver

MHCC Inpatient Measures Inventory QBR Highlights

MHCC Outpatient Measures Inventory QBR

CRISP Data Workgroup Slides

Total Spending Template v1

Work Plan

Webinar Recording  
March 27

Joint Meeting
9–10am - Phys. Alignment
10-12:30pm with Data Workgroup

Joint Meeting with Physician Alignment Workgroup

  1. Panel presentation and discussion of Care Improvement data, analytics, and predictive modeling

  2. Presentation and discussion of Care Improvement opportunities

Meeting Agenda

SIM Data Infrastructure

System Profiling Strategies

Data Infrastructure for Care Coordination and Predictive Modeling

Risk Stratification Tool: LACE Index

Care Transitions Steering Committee

Care Coordination Best Practices

Care Coordination Special Needs

Care Coordination Across Healthcare

Webinar Recording - Joint - Part 1

Webinar Recording - Joint - Part 2
April 30
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

  1. Presentation and discussion of best strategies to establish transparent and accessible shared data resource

  2. Finalize initial report on data requirements for new model monitoring (draft will be circulated prior to meeting)

  3. Discuss options for data infrastructure for care coordination


DRAFT Report: Data Monitoring Requirements Slides

DRAFT Report: Data Monitoring Requirements

DRAFT Appendix C Total Cost of Care Reporting Template

Care Coordination Data Needs Discussion Slides

Webinar Recording - Part 1

Webinar Recording - Part 2
April Deliverable
  • Report on data requirements for monitoring
May 16
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

  1. Discuss draft recommendations for data sharing strategy

  2. Discuss guidelines for data infrastructure for care coordination

  3. Discuss initial technical and staff infrastructure requirements


Care Coordination Data Needs Slides

Work Plan -updated 5-15-14

Webinar Recording
June 18
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

4160 Patterson Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21215
  1. Finalize report on technical, staff, and data infrastructure requirements for care coordination

  2. Review data needs from the recommmendations of the Performance Measurement and other workgroups and update earlier recommendations

  3. Finalize future role and work plan for workgroup

1- Agenda

2- Draft Data Sharing and Care Coordination Report

3- Roadmap

4- Future Work

Complete Packet

Webinar Recording
July Deliverable Report on Infrastructure for Care Coordination (Staff, Technical, Data) and Future Role of the Work Group


The Workgroup will provide interim and final reports to the HSCRC. Links to the reports issued to date can be found in the table below.

Date Report
May 15, 2014 Data Infrastructure Report to Commission - Data Requirements for Monitoring All-Payer Model

Public Comments Submitted to the Workgroups

The Workgroup will reserve time at the end of each meeting for brief comments and questions from the public. The public is also encouraged to submit written comments related to Workgroups at any time. Comments may be sent via email to