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Annual Cost Trends Report

Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 6D, § 8(g), the Health Policy Commission issues an annual Cost Trends Report aimed at advancing evidence-based policy. See a listing of reports below.

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

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.

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In the 2013 Cost Trends Report, the Commission profiled the Massachusetts health care system and analyzed selected cost drivers, including hospital operating expenses, wasteful spending, and high-cost patients.

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