CPR Market Power Summit

Thank you to those who were able to join us for CPR's National Summit on Provider Market Power, June 11th, 2013.

If you haven't already, please take a look at CPR's Action Brief on Ensuring Competition for purchasers and CPR's 2012 paper, Provider Market Power: Assessing its Impact, Looking Ahead.

The following presentations from June 11, 2013  are now available:

Current Trends: Increasing Provider Consolidation and Health Care Costs:
Slides from: Martin Gaynor, Carnegie Mellon and the Health Care Cost Institute
Slides from: Jeff Lemieux, AHIP

Thomas O'Brien, Assistant Attorney General and Chief, Health Care Division, Office of the Attorney General of MA suggests the following resources:

• Attorney General’s Examinations of Health Care Cost Drivers:
http://www.mass.gov/ago/docs/healthcare/2011-hcctd-full.pdf
http://www.mass.gov/ago/docs/healthcare/2013-hcctd.pdf  

• Health Policy Commission: www.mass.gov/hpc  

• Massachusetts Health Care Cost Containment Legislation:
http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/SessionLaws/Acts/2010/Chapter288
http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/SessionLaws/Acts/2012/Chapter224