Targeted Cost Challenge Investments


The goal of the Targeted Cost Challenge Investments is to support innovative delivery and payment models that are poised to be taken to scale and make a meaningful impact on the Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark in years to come. Eligible applicants and their partners proposed initiatives that will reduce the cost of care to the health care system while improving quality and access in eight priority areas of high spending.

Targeted Cost Challenge Investments Summary  

What do these investments fund?


The HPC will award a number of investments during two rounds of competitive funding to eligible applicants, with the intention of implementing rapid, creative transformations in existing systems. For Round 1, the HPC award up to $750,000 per proposal to eligible applicants and their partners, for a total funding opportunity of $7,000,000.

Targeted Cost Challenge Investments Applicant Names and Proposed Award Caps

Applicant Name

 Proposed Award Cap 

Behavioral Health Network 


Berkshire Medical Center


Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program


Boston Medical Center 


Brookline Community Mental Health Center 


Care Dimensions 


Commonwealth Care Alliance 


Hebrew SeniorLife


Lynn Community Health Center


Spaulding Hospital Cambridge