Discern Health approved as health policy contractor by the state of Maryland

The Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) has approved Discern as a vendor for its new Multi-Functional, Multi-Award Technical Assistance Program. This action will allow Discern to bid on projects that will advance Maryland’s efforts to transform health care delivery.

The HSCRC approved Discern as a vendor for two key functional areas. The first is Policy Design, Analysis, and Implementation. This topic includes convening experts/stakeholders to inform policy, researching and developing policy options, and implementing payment models or programs. The second functional area is Program Monitoring and Evaluation, including evaluating HSCRC and hospital initiatives.

Health Affairs Blog Post Highlights Discern’s Work on Serious Illness Care

Discern Partner Tom Valuck, Josh Rising of Pew Charitable Trusts, and Janet Corrigan of the Moore Foundation, recently authored a blog post for Health Affairs titled “Building Additional Serious Illne...
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Discern Health Presents Potential Measures for Catalyst for Payment Reform’s Scorecard for Payment Reform 2.0

Discern recently worked with Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) to develop a list of measures for CPR’s Scorecard for Payment Reform 2.0. CPR has tracked the implementation of payment reform since 2013...
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