Links of Interest
Approved Policies and Reports
Maryland Hospital Acquired Conditions
Readmission Reduction Incentive Program
Quality Based Reimbursement
Maryland Patient Safety Center
GBR-PAU Efficiency Adjustment
PAU Savings Policy
Archived Quality Initiatives
GBR Agreements and Addendums
Annual Update to Unit Rates
Accounting and Budget Manual
Policy Clarifications & Regulation Updates
Approved Hospital Unit Rate Reports
Clinical Data Submission and Requirements
Clinical Public Use Data Requests
Financial Data Submission Tool
Maryland Hospital Audited Financial Statements
Nurse Support Programs I & II
Outpatient Services Survey Results
Hospital IRS 990 Forms
Community Benefit Program
Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy
President and Chief Executive Officer
Victoria W. Bayless Victoria W. Bayless is the president and chief executive officer of Anne Arundel Medical Center. She joined AAMC as vice president of clinical and support services in 2005 and was promoted to chief operating officer in 2006. In September 2009, Bayless was named president and chief operating officer and was promoted to CEO in 2011.
Bayless has more than 20 years of experience in leadership and management roles, specializing in business development, hospital and health system operations, strategic planning and marketing, medical staff relations and physician practice management. Prior to joining AAMC, she was vice president of clinical services at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and held several other roles there from 1993 to 2005.
In 2007, Bayless was recognized by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of twelve national healthcare leaders in the publication's 2007 "Up and Comers" report. The Baltimore Business Journal recognized Bayless as one of "40 under 40" business leaders in the region. She has been recognized as an Influential Marylander by the Daily Record, and is a YWCA TWIN (Tribute to Women and Industry) honoree.
Bayless received her bachelor of science from Tufts University and her master of health services administration from The University of Michigan School of Public Health. She also holds a certificate in executive leadership from the Georgetown University Center for Professional Development.
A fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Bayless serves on several boards including: The American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board; CareFirst GHMSI; United Way of Central Maryland; and Johns Hopkins Home Care Group. She recently served on the Maryland Hospital Association’s Executive Committee and the United Way Anne Arundel County Partnership Board. In 2016, Ms. Bayless was appointed by Governor Hogan to serve on Maryland’s Health Services Cost Review Commission.
Private Practice Physician
Dr. Elliott is a board certified Pathologist and serves as the Medical Director in the Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Doctors’ Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland. Dr. Elliott is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology at the George Washington University Medical School. He studied at the University of Liberia Medical School and did his pathology residency at George Washington University Medical School.
Mr. Keane is a highly experienced health care consultant whose areas of expertise include health care payment policy and methods, health care data analyses and payment negotiations involving health care providers, health plans and other purchasers.
His clients include—or have recently included—CareFirst BCBS, the BCBS plan that covers approximately 3.0 million members in the Maryland, D.C. and Northern Virginia markets, which he assists with hospital and physician contracting, strategy and analytics; the Beth Israel Deaconess Physician Organization (BIDPO), an organization encompassing 1,700 affiliated physicians including 800 members of the Harvard Medical Faculty Plan, which he assists with full risk (PMPM) contract negotiations and related internal financing and budget accountability structures; the National Benefits Fund/1199, a selfinsured Taft Hartley union group with approximately 350,000 members in the New York City market, which he assists with hospital contracting; WellPoint BCBS, a company that operates 14 BCBS plans covering approximately 35 million members, which he assists with hospital contracting and methodology development; Excellus BCBS, the U. of Rochester Medical School and the local health systems, for whom he has provided strategic advice regarding PMPM-based financing arrangements; and the Michigan Hospital Association, which he assists with P4P and related contracting efforts.
Other clients have included Independence BCBS, the BCBS plan in the Philadelphia market that covers approximately 3.5 million members; Massachusetts BCBS, the BCBS plan in Massachusetts that covers approximately 3 million members; the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association; the North Carolina State Employees Health Plan; and various other entities.
Prior to beginning his consulting career, Mr. Keane served as a senior official in the hospital rate setting programs in Massachusetts and Maryland and co-founded a company that built PPO plans in sixty markets throughout the U.S.
Mr. Keane holds an M.S. degree in Health Services Administration from Harvard University.
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