June 20, 2016
Rise in Health Care Spending for People With Diabetes In 2014, Increase in ER Visits and Use of Generic Prescriptions, Finds New Report
Spending for people with diabetes is over $10,000 higher per capita than for those without
May 16, 2016
Higher Prices for Children’s Health Care Drove Spending Growth in 2014, While Use of Services Declined
New Report Points to Price Hikes for Prescriptions Drugs, Hospital Stays, and ER Visits;
Examines State Trends in Spending for Children’s Health Care
April 27, 2016
Large Commercial Claims Dataset Sheds Light on Price Variation for Common Medical Services
March 2, 2016
Contrary to expectations, giving consumers prices so they can shop for health care services may only have a modest effect on reducing health spending
February 25, 2016
Examines impact of provider consolidation and nurse practitioners on spending; opioid use among patients seen by physical therapists, and more
October 29, 2015
HCCI’s Five Year Analysis Shows Steady Growth in Health Care Spending, Even As Use of Services Declined
September 30, 2015
Healthy Marketplace Index Measures Health Care Prices, Productivity, and Competition from 2011-2013; Allows for Local and National Comparisons to Assess Market “Health”
July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015, Washington, DC—Spending on health care for children (ages 0–18) covered by employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) grew an annual average of 5.7 percent per year between 2010 and 2013, compared to 3.9 percent for the total population (ages 0–64) with ESI, finds a new report from the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI).
May 7, 2015
Health Care Spending for Privately Insured Children With Diabetes Rises Sharply Between 2011 and 2013
May 7, 2015 –- Per capita health care spending for children with diabetes covered by employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) grew faster than for any other age group with diabetes, rising 7% from 2011 to 2012 and 9.6% from 2012 to 2013, according to a study released today by the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI). Overall per capita spending for individuals younger than age 65, covered by ESI, and with diabetes rose 4.1% in 2013, nearly double the 2012 increase (2.2%).
March 5, 2015
March 5, 2015 – The Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) and the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) have announced the recipients of the State Health Policy Grant Program. The program has selected five research projects that will analyze state health reform initiatives and policy trends.