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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 20
ICYMI – New research on expenditures, quality of care, member cost, Medicaid and Medicare spending…. Read CHIA’s latest on the Performance of the Health Care System and review the actual data at
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 17
In 2017, 8.8% of survey respondents were classified as underinsured; these respondents had health insurance coverage but still spent 10% or more of their family income on out-of-pocket health care expenses.
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 17
However, between 2016 and 2017, member cost-sharing in increased by 5.7% to $52 PMPM - acceleration from the previous year’s growth rate of 4.3%. More detail at
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 17
ICYMI - Total health care expenditures in only increased 1.6% between 2016 and 2017. Second straight year below the cost growth benchmark of 3.6%. See more at
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 14
RT : Annual report's initial estimate for per capita THCE growth is 1.6%, the 2nd consecutive year it fell below the health care cost growth benchmark. Read the full report here:
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
CHIA research on health care covers total health care expenditures, quality of care, member premiums and cost sharing, Medicaid and Medicare spending. Extensive report and new data. And.....check out our key findings:
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
CHIA publishes Performance of the Health Care System report. See the wide-ranging report, key findings, and data at
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
CHIA’s 2018 Annual Report on the Performance of the Massachusetts Health Care System. See the full report, other key findings, raw data on CHIA’s website at
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
Between 2016 and 2017, total member cost-sharing increased by 5.7% to $52 PMPM – higher than either wages or inflation. This is an acceleration from the previous year’s growth rate of 4.3%.
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
Member cost-sharing continued to be higher, and grew faster, among smaller employer groups.
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
Presenting on high deductible health plans....
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
Commercial insurance per member per month spending slowed across hospitals (inpatient and outpatient), physician, and pharmacy costs.
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
MassHealth MCO spending shows increase in pharmacy costs (13%) up to $110 per member per month.
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
CHIA Executive Director Ray Campbell giving his presentation on CHIA's annual report on the performance of the Massachusetts health care system. Follow along here:
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
Total Health Care Expenditures decelerated across all service categories in 2017. However, pharmacy (5% increase) and outpatient services (4.8% increase) continued to grow at rates above the benchmark.
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
The initial estimate of Total Health Care Expenditures per capita growth is 1.6% for 2017, the second consecutive year it fell below the cost growth benchmark.
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
CHIA Executive Director Ray Campbell beginning his presentation on CHIA's annual report on the performance of the Massachusetts health care system. Follow along from here:
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 12
Watch it live! Health Policy Commission meeting features presentation of CHIA’s annual report on the Performance of the Massachusetts Health Care System. Starts in a few minutes @
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 11
Tomorrow, we’ll be releasing our health care system report. Want to know how the Commonwealth did on key health system indicators this year? Sign up for email notification of the report at
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Massachusetts CHIA Sep 6
How will the Massachusetts health care system perform on its key indicators this year? Sign up for our September email announcement about the Performance of the Health Care System.
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