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Jul
11

Healthcare Dive: California to manufacture its own insulin, Newsom says

HCCI's research on insulin prices was featured in a Healthcare Dive brief on California's plan to manufacture its own insulin. From the article: "The Health Care Cost Institute found nearly 9% of patients with private insurance paid an average of $403 per month for their insulin in 2019."  California to manufacture its own insulin, Newsom says | Healthcare Dive Healthcare https://www.healthca...
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Jul
08

ARM and ASHEcon 2022 Recap: HCCI Staff Research

We'll admit it: we have missed in-person conferences!  In June, HCCI staff attended AcademyHealth's Annual Research Meeting (ARM) and ASHEcon. In addition to connecting with other health services researchers, staff presented original research using HCCI's commercial claims dataset.  Here's a sampling of HCCI staff presentations: ASHEcon: Real World Consequences o...
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Jul
01

July 2022 HCCI Research Highlights

 HCCI's data users and staff use our multi-payer, longitudinal commercial claims dataset to study some of the most pressing issues in the U.S. health care system. Here we highlight some recent research using HCCI data: Where to start? A two stage residual inclusion approach to estimating influence of the initial provider on health care utilization and costs for low back pain in the US | BMC H...
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Jun
16

HuffPost: Having A Baby Will Cost You. Here’s Exactly How Much My Daughter’s Birth Cost Me.

HCCI's research and data on out-of-pocket childbirth spending was featured in HuffPost.  From the article: " The Health Care Cost Institute, an independent nonprofit, analyzed data from more than a third of the population with employer-sponsored insurance to dig into the out-of-pocket costs of childbirth." Having A Baby Will Cost You. Here’s Exactly How Much My Daughter’s Birth...
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Jun
16

Kaiser Health News: 100 Million People in America Are Saddled With Health Care Debt

HCCI's Healthy Marketplace Index was cited in a KHN article about the state of health care debt in America. From the article:  "From 2012 to 2016, prices for medical care surged 16%, almost four times the rate of overall inflation, a report by the nonprofit Health Care Cost Institute found." 100 Million People in America Are Saddled With Health Care Debt | Kaiser Health News The U.S. hea...
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