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Jan
10

Katie Martin Named New President and Chief Executive Officer of HCCI

January 10, 2022 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time  WASHINGTON-- Today, the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) Governing Board announced it had selected Katie Martin as its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Martin is a nationally recognized leader in health policy, with a career-long commitment to public service; she brings evidence and analytics to the most critical health po...
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Jan
07

January 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: HCCI 2019 Healthy Marketplace Index Using nearly 4.2 billion commercial claims from 2015 to 2019, HCCI tracks drivers of health care spending across 185 U.S. cities throug...
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Jan
06

Consumer Reports: How Much Should It Cost to Get Tested for COVID-19?

 HCCI's President and CEO Niall Brennan was featured in a Consumer Reports article on the price of coronavirus testing.  From the article: "Outside analysts say that it is hard to name a standard fair price for a COVID-19 test when factoring in rent, staff, insurance, utilities, and other operational expenses. It is 'difficult to answer because people will claim to have lots of sunk cost...
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Dec
21

Modern Healthcare: Commercial prices for common hospital procedures often exceed cash prices

HCCI's research on hospital price transparency was cited in a Modern Healthcare article on cash prices for hospital procedures.  From the article: "C-section prices across one large California health system's hospital network ranged from $7,634 to $70,553, data from the Health Care Cost Institute shows." Commercial prices for common hospital procedures often exceed cash prices | Modern Health...
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Dec
07

Modern Healthcare: Implants get ‘smart’ in orthopedics

Data from HCCI's Guroo website was featured in a Modern Healthcare article about new kinds of knee replacement implants.  From the article: "The cost of a total knee replacement varies, but the average cost in the U.S. is more than $37,000, according to an analysis of claims data from Guroo, a service of the Health Care Cost Institute. In addition to the procedure itself, there are costs...
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