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PATRICK-MURRAY ADMINISTRATION TO CONVENE HEARINGS ON HEALTH CARE COSTS

Testimony from Governor Patrick, Secretary Bigby, industry experts and advocates will examine health care cost trends and strategies to control costs

BOSTON - As part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's commitment to health care cost containment, the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy (DHCFP) will convene three ays of hearings, beginning Monday, June 4 at Bunker Hill Community College. The hearings will examine the key components of rising health care costs, progress made through existing public and private efforts to date, and proposals designed to reduce rising health care costs.

WHAT:DHCFP 2012 Health Care Cost Trends Hearings
 
WHO:Governor Deval Patrick Secretary of Health and Human Services
Dr. JudyAnn Bigby DHCFP
Commissioner
Áron Boros
Health industry experts and advocates
 
WHEN:

Monday, June 4
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(starting at 9:30 a.m., Commissioner Boros, Secretary Bigby and Governor Patrick will deliver remarks)

Tuesday, June 5
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 6 
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

View agenda: (full agenda to come)
 

WHERE:Bunker Hill Community College
Room A300
250 New Rutherford Avenue, Boston
 

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