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March 4, 2014

HCCI Announces New Academic Research Partnership

February 28, 2014: The Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) has signed letters of intent with 10 leading research, actuarial, and government organizations to license access to HCCI’s detailed claims data for research studies and PhD dissertations.

February 14, 2014

Despite Recession, Children’s Health Care Spending Increased Every Year Between 2009-2012, Says New Report

February 27, 2014: New Report from HCCI Shows Health Care Spending Higher For Boys than Girls; Rise in Teen Use of Prescriptions and Mental Health Services; Spending on Babies Highest of Any Children’s Age Group

January 27, 2014

We Need A Smart Approach to Big Health Care Data

January 27, 2014: An article on big health care data by HCCI's David Newman, Carolina Herrera, Amanda Frost, and Stephen Parente is featured today in Health Affairs' blog.

December 16, 2013

Press Release: The Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes among the ESI Population, 2008-2012

December 16, 2013: New Report from HCCI Shows Diagnosed Diabetes is on the Rise among Americans with Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance.

October 7, 2013

Press Release: New Health Affairs Study Looks At Health Care Spending During and After the Recession

October 7, 2013: A new study using HCCI data examines changes in spending on medical services and prescriptions between 2007 and 2011.

September 20, 2013

Press Release: 2012 Health Care Cost and Utilization Report

September 24, 2013: The third annual health care cost and utilization report from HCCI

May 13, 2013

Press Release: New Study Tracks Impact of Aging on Health Costs

May 15, 2013: A new Society of Actuaries study using HCCI data tracks the impact of aging on health care costs.

April 1, 2013

Vermont to Share Its All-Payer Dataset with HCCI to Compare State and National Trends

The Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) is pleased to announce that we have entered into a three-year partnership with the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation and the Green Mountain Care Board. This partnership will advance and improve public reporting on health care in the state of Vermont and the nation. With this partnership, Vermont becomes the first state in the country to compare its health care spending for commercially insured Vermonters against national spending benchmarks.

February 26, 2013

Issue Brief: The Impact of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act on Inpatient Admissions

The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 (“Parity Act”) increased access to mental health and substance use services in hospitals, yet consumers continued to pay more out-of-pocket for substance use admissions than for other types of hospital admissions, finds a new Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) report.

February 25, 2013

Press Release: The Impact of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act on Inpatient Admissions Report

February 27, 2013: HCCI Analysis Suggests Jump in Spending on Mental Health-Substance Use Admissions

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