Episode Quality Improvement Program
The Episode Quality Improvement Program (EQIP) is a voluntary program that will engage specialist physicians who treat Maryland Medicare beneficiaries in care transformation and value-based payment through an episode-based approach. EQIP will hold participants accountable for achieving cost and quality targets for one or more Clinical Episodes. The first Performance Year of EQIP will cover a range of initial Clinical Episodes in the specialty areas of cardiology, gastrointestinal, and orthopedics.
Enrollment for EQIP begins July 9th, 2021, ending September 1, 2021
Targeted Performance Year Start: January 1, 2022.
For more information, please reach out to: EQIP@crisphealth.org
Get ready for EQIP Enrollment, items to check/review prior to July 9th, 2021!
EQIP Materials and Information
EEP User Guide -
Use this to navigate the CRISP EQIP Entity Portal for enrollment, performance management and participation in EQIP.
EQIP Subgroup Meetings
The HSCRC and MedChi host a monthly workgroup to discuss EQIP development and policy. This work is a part of the larger Maryland Stakeholder Innovation Group.
Below are the upcoming meeting dates, if you would like to be added to the distribution list and calendar invitations, please contact: email@example.com
All meetings will be from 9am – 11am
Past Meetings and Recordings
September 17, 2021 - Recording, Slides
July 16, 2021 - Recording, Slides
June 18, 2021 - Recording, Slides
Gastroenterology Webinar, June 2, 2021 - Recording, Slides
Orthopedics and Neurosurgery Webinar, June 1, 2021 -
Cardiology Webinar, May 27, 2021 - Recording, Slides
May 21, 2021 - Recording, Slides
April 23, 2021 - Recording, Slides
February 12, 2021 -
Recording , Slides
November 6, 2020 - Recording , Slides