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May
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May 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: COVID Tests Cost $0 for Most People in 2020 | HCCI We used HCCI's unique commercial claims dataset to analyze claims from over 19 million COVID-19 tests across 50 states and Was...
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Apr
20

NY Mag: The Air-Ambulance Vultures

HCCI's research on air ambulance prices was featured in a New York Magazine article on the role of private equity in air ambulance pricing.  From the article:  "Between 2008 and 2017, the median price charged by providers for helicopter air ambulances nearly tripled, jumping from $12,500 to $35,900 per flight, according to a study by the Health Care Cost Institute." How Private Equi...
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Mar
16

GBH News: State health policymakers begin their annual battle with high costs

HCCI's Director of Research and Policy Dr. Aditi Sen was featured in a meeting with Massachusetts State policymakers. From the article:  "There's very close connections between higher cost-sharing amounts, higher prices and the ability of people to get the care that they need, the drugs that they need," Sen said. "High prices translate into higher premiums, less generous insurance a...
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Mar
15

Modern Healthcare: Insurer-provider wrangling limits bundled maternity growth

HCCI's research on childbirth spending among the commercially-insured was featured in Modern Healthcare.  From the article: "Childbirth admissions averaged $13,811 for people with employer-sponsored insurance in 2016 and 2017, ranging from $8,361 in Arkansas up to $20,000 in New York, according to the Health Care Cost Institute."  Insurer-provider wrangling limits bundled maternity growt...
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Mar
01

March 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:  The Prices That Commercial Health Insurers and Medicare Pay for Hospitals’ and Physicians’ Services | Congressional Budget Office New CBO research using HCCI data: CBO exa...
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