HPC Cost Trend Hearings Begin Monday

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) hosts its fifth annual cost trend hearing on Monday and Tuesday, October 2 and 3 at Suffolk University Law School. The hearing will feature remarks by Governor Charlie Baker, Attorney General Maura Healey, Senate President Stan Rosenberg, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, and cardiologist and health policy researcher Dr. Karen Joynt Maddox. In addition, nearly 20 Massachusetts healthcare leaders will offer sworn testimony.  You can review pre-filed testimony here, and the agenda and program booklet here.  The Monday hearing runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the Tuesday hearing from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.