Center for Health Policy

Maryland Becomes First State to Cap Hospital Spending

“Being the only state still with the power to set rates at all of its hospitals, Maryland is no stranger to health experimentation. But the state took another big step forward on Friday with the announcement that the federal government will allow the state to tie increases in hospital spending to economic growth—a bold challenge for a sector of the economy that has typically far outpaced the broader economy.”

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