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: bfitzgerald@medchi.org 

All meetings will be from 9am – 11am

  • October 22, 2021

Past Meetings and Recordings