BALTIMORE, MD — MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, will host their annual Spring House of Delegates meeting on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17, 2016.  During this meeting, MedChi will also hold a continuing medical education course.  

MedChi is pleased to announce an exciting line up of speakers for this annual event.  Donna Kinzer, Executive Director of Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) will be presenting Improving Person-Centered Care in Maryland.  She also assisted leadership in developing the new All-Payer Model for Maryland and in obtaining the new Medicare waiver.  She is currently leading the staff in implementation of the Model.  The program will provide an overview of the Nation’s evolving healthcare landscape, that being the major pressures to shift to a value-based system.  Ms. Kinzer will then address Maryland’s unique Healthcare delivery system and the changes that are taking place.  Finally, she will discuss what the next steps will be in this complex and evolving process. 

Also scheduled to present is Congressman Andy Harris, M.D., United States House of Representatives.  Delegate Kathy Szeliga will also be in attendance who will give a unique perspective of what is going on in Washington. 

Gene Ransom, MedChi CEO, states “This MedChi meeting is a must attend event, Donna Kinzer is the foremost expert on the Maryland Medicare Waiver.  If you are a Maryland physician, you will want to be there.”  All physicians are welcome to attend.  The full agenda and business of the House of Delegates can be found on our website, www.medchi.org/hod

About MedChi  

MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, is a non-profit membership association of Maryland physicians.  Formed in 1799, it is still the largest physician organization in Maryland today.  The mission of MedChi is to serve as Maryland’s foremost advocate and resource for physicians, their patients and the public health of Maryland.  For more information, please visit www.medchi.org.