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​Reports​ and Presentations​

2017

CHRC Behavioral Health White Papers ​​

The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission (CHRC) is partnering with Kimá Joy Taylor MD, MPH, to issue three white papers that describe how CHRC funding has increased access to needed behavioral health services for Maryland’s vulnerable populations. The first briefdescribes programs that provide evidence-based integrated behavioral health and somatic health services throughout the state. The second brief​ focuses on programs that address Substance Use Disorder and the provision of Medication-Assisted Treatment.  The third brief in the series will describe programs that assist in the re-entry for justice involved individuals with behavioral health disorders.

A presentation​ of the findings of the first two white papers was made to the Commission by Dr. Taylor on September 12, 2017.

Maryland Rural Health Association/​CHRC White Papers ​​

The Maryland Rural Health Association (MRHA) and Maryland Community Health Resources Commission (CHRC) are partnering to produce three white papers on CHRC-funded expansion of health services in rural communities.  Bringing Care Where it is Needed - A Rural Maryland Perspective by Lara Wilson- May 2017- The objectives of this white paper are to provide an overview of the difficulties in accessing health care in isolated rural communities and to show examples of current initiatives that are underway to provide health services  in non-traditional settings, outside of a clinician’s office. The first white paper of the series, Social Determinants of Health and Vulnerable Populations in Rural Maryland​ by Lara Wilson- was released in December 2016. 

Health Officer's Round Table

The CHRC presented to the Health Officer's Round Table on July 28, 2017​.​

Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers 

The CHRC was invited by the Mid-Atlantic Association of Community Health Centers (MACHC) to participate in two webinars focusing on behavioral health and dental programs.​  The first of these webinars was held on January 18, 2017 and focused on CHRC-funded programs to increase access to integrated behavioral health services. The second webinar​ was held on February 15, 2017 and focused on CHRC-funded programs to increase access to dental care. A third webinar​ was held on April 10, 2017 which focused on CHRC support of new federally qualitfied health centers.

Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems

The CHRC presented to the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems​ (MIEMSS) on January 19, 2017. The presentation described how CHRC grants are awarded to expand health care access for underserved communities, help to improve health outcomes, and help to reduce avoidable hospital costs.​ The presentation highlighted an innovative multi-sectoral CHRC-funded project currently being carried out by the Charles County Department of Health. ​

2017 General Assembly Budget Testimony

The CHRC submitted testimony to the Senate Budget and Tax Committee and the House Appropriations Committee during the 2017 General Assembly. Click here​ for a link to that presentation.

2016

2016 General Assembly Budget Testimony

The CHRC submitted testimony to the Senate Budget and Tax Committee and the House Appropriations Committee during the 2016 General Assembly. Click here for a link to that presentation.

Health and Government Operations Subcommittee

The CHRC presented to the House Health and Governmental Operations Subcommitte on March 15, 2016​

Maryland Rural Health Association/​CHRC White Papers ​​

The Maryland Rural Health Association (MRHA) and Maryland Community Health Resources Commission (CHRC) are partnering to produce three white papers on CHRC-funded expansion of health services in rural communities.
Social Determinants of Health and Vulnerable Populations in Rural Maryland​ by Lara Wilson- December 2016 - The objectives of this white paper are to provide an overview of some of the key social determinants of health impacting vulnerable populations in Maryland’s rural communities and to offer several examples of initiatives that are underway to address these issues directly and expand access in underserved areas. 


2014 - 2015

Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee

The CHRC presented  to the Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee (MMAC) on July 23, 2015. This presentation​ described how CHRC grants are designed to support the fundamental goals of the Medicaid program in terms of expanding access for underserved communities, helping to improve health outcomes, and helping to reduce avoidable hospital costs.

Health & Homelessness Subcommittee, Interagency Council on Homelessness

The CHRC co-presented with Health Care for the Homeless​  to the Health & Homelessness Subcommittee, Interagency Council on Homelessness on March 27, 2014 and September 27, 2015.

Maryland Hospital Association

Sustaining Community-Hospital Partnerships to Improve Population Health: Recommendations on sustaining innovative models by Frances B. Philips, RN, MHA - January 2015.  A report to the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission, based on five promising collaborations, on promoting the capacity and sustainability of Maryland’s safety net providers to deliver health care services in underserved communities​. 


2006-2013





Medicaid Matters - April 23, 2013



Academy Health - February 5, 2013


University of Maryland​ - March 15, 2011


CHRC Business Plan: Technical Assistance and Ongoing Support for Maryland's Safety Net Providers -February 2012 - In response to  legislation approved by the General Assembly (HB 450/SB 514) during the 2011 legislative session, the Community Health Resource Commission (CHRC) developed a business plan for delivering technical assistance and ongoing support to safety net providers during the implementation of health care reform. 

Strengthening School-Based Health Centers in Maryland: A Study of Funding and Access Issues. November 2007

Maryland Community Health Resources Commission FY 2010/2011 Annual Report ​

Maryland Community Health Resources Commission FY 2008 Annual Report  November 2008

Maryland Community Health Resources Commission FY 2007 Annual Report  November 2007

Maryland Community Health Resources Commission FY 2006 Annual Report  October 2006


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