Testimony - Hearing to Determine the 2023 Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark

Oral and Written Testimony: March 16, 2022

Oral Testimony

The in-person testimony can be viewed on our YouTube channel here. The following parties delivered in-person testimony on whether modification of the benchmark is appropriate:

  1. Deb Wilson, President and CEO, Lawrence General Hospital
  2. Liz Leahy, Chief of Staff and Vice President of Advocacy and Engagement, Massachusetts Association of Health Plans
  3. Christopher Carlozzi, State Director, National Federation of Independent Business
  4. Steve Walsh, President and CEO, Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association
  5. Alex Sheff, Co-Director of Policy and Government Affairs, Health Care for All
  6. Jon Hurst, President, Retailers of Massachusetts

Written Testimony

The following parties submitted written testimony on whether modification of the benchmark is appropriate.

  1. Association for Behavioral Health Care
  2. Atrius Health
  3. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  4. Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals
  5. Health Care For All
  6. Massachusetts Association of Health Plans
  7. Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association
  8. Massachusetts Medical Society
  9. Retailers Association of Massachusetts
  10. Deb Wilson, Lawrence General Hospital
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