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How did Maryland's Hospital Rate Setting System Work During COVID?

Last year at this time, U.S. hospitals were grappling with the double whammy of higher expenses for equipment and staffing and lower volumes from cancelling elective procedures to preserve capacity for COVID-19 patients. Against that backdrop, we expected Maryland hospitals to be better positioned to handle these stresses due to the state's unique reimbursement system that provides hospitals a revenue cushion against declining volumes. So how did they do? Good question! To find out, read on...

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