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Annual Cost Trends Report

The annual cost trends reports present yearly overviews of trends in health care spending and delivery in Massachusetts, evaluate progress in key areas, and make recommendations for strategies to increase quality and efficiency in the Commonwealth.

2019 Cost Trends Report - Published February 2020

2018 Cost Trends Report - Published February 2019

2017 Cost Trends Report - Published March 2018

2016 Cost Trends Report - Published February 2017

2015 Cost Trends Report - Published January 2016

2014 Cost Trends Report - Published January 2015

Chartbook and Databook

Technical Appendices

Note: In Technical Appendix B, appendix numbers correspond to chapter numbers with the result that there is no Technical Appendix B1.

2013 Cost Trends Report: July 2014 Supplement

The Cost Trends Report: July 2014 Supplement examines additional findings related to topics discussed in the HPC's 2013 Cost Trends Report. The supplement offers further analyses of health care spending in the Commonwealth as well as trends in the delivery system and payment methods. In its conclusion, the report offers actionable recommendations and next steps for the HPC, other state agencies, and the health care system.

Presentations to Board

Chartbook and Databook

Technical Appendices

2013 Cost Trends Report - Published January 2014

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