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Costs

Starting in 1996 and each year since, HSC researchers have tracked changes in health insurance premiums and underlying health costs at the national level, analyzing the changes and exploring the implications for consumers. HSC researchers also draw on secondary data and the insights of Wall Street analysts and other experts to conduct these analyses.



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AllHSC PublicationsJournal ArticlesMost Popular  
Title Date Document Info  
Understanding Differences Between High- and Low-Price Hospitals: Implications for Efforts to Rein In CostsChapin White, James D. Reschovsky, Amelia M. Bond Jan. 29, 2014
Journal Article
Health Affairs
 
High Prices, Low Transparency: The Bitter Pill of Health Care CostsPaul B. Ginsburg June 18, 2013
Senate Testimony
 
Contrary to Cost-Shift Theory, Lower Medicare Hospital Payment Rates for Inpatient Care Lead to Lower Private Payment RatesChapin White May 2013
Journal Article
Health Affairs
 
Achieving Health Care Cost Containment Through Provider Payment Reform that Engages Patients and ProvidersPaul B. Ginsburg May 2013
Journal Article
Health Affairs
 
Cost and Access Challenges: A Comparison of Experiences Between Uninsured and Privately Insured Adults Aged 55 to 64 with Seniors on MedicareTracy Yee, Peter J. Cunningham, Gretchen Jacobson, Tricia Neuman, Zachary Levinson May 2012
Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Brief
 
Paying More for Primary Care: Can It Help Bend the Medicare Cost Curve?James D. Reschovsky, Arkadipta Ghosh, Kate A. Stewart, Deborah Chollet March 2012
Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief
 
Slower Growth in Medicare Spending—Is This the New Normal?Chapin White, Paul B. Ginsburg March 7, 2012
Journal Article
New England Journal of Medicine
 
Health Care's Role in Deficit Reduction—Guiding PrinciplesPaul B. Ginsburg, Chapin White Oct. 27, 2011
Journal Article
New England Journal of Medicine
 
Reforming Provider Payment—The Price Side of the EquationPaul B. Ginsburg Oct. 6, 2011
Journal Article
New England Journal of Medicine
 
Containing Health Care Costs: Market Forces and RegulationPaul B. Ginsburg June 30, 2011
Testimony
 
Physician Willingness and Resources to Serve More Medicaid Patients: Perspectives from Primary Care PhysiciansAnna Sommers, Julia Paradise, Carolyn Miller April 27, 2011
Kaiser Family Foundation Reports
 
Follow the Money: Factors Associated with the Cost of Treating High-Cost Medicare BeneficiariesJames D. Reschovsky, Jack Hadley, Cynthia B. Saiontz-Martinez, Ellyn R. Boukus Feb. 11, 2011
Journal Article
Health Services Research
 
The Growing Financial Burden of Health Care: National and State Trends, 2001-2006Peter J. Cunningham March 25, 2010
Journal Article
Health Affairs
 
Addressing Spending Trends in MassachusettsPaul B. Ginsburg March 18, 2010
Testimony
 
Price and Quality Transparency of Medical Services April 2, 2009
Congressional Testimony
 
Don't Break Out the Champagne: Continued Slowing of Health Care Spending Growth Unlikely to LastPaul B. Ginsburg January/February 2008
Journal Article
Health Affairs
 
Commercial Health Plans' Care Management Activities and the Impact on Costs, Quality and OutcomesDebra A. Draper April 11, 2007
Congressional Testimony
 
Insurance Premiums and Insurance Coverage of Near-Poor ChildrenJack Hadley, James D. Reschovsky, Peter J. Cunningham, Genevieve Kenney, Melanie Au Winter 2006/2007
Journal Article
Inquiry
 
Shopping for Price in Medical CarePaul B. Ginsburg Feb. 6, 2007
Journal Article
Health Affairs
 
Self-Pay Markets in Health Care: Consumer Nirvana or Caveat Emptor?Ha T. Tu, Jessica H. May Feb. 6, 2007
Journal Article
Health Affairs
 
       

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