Mark Your Calendars and Register: HPC Cost-Trends Hearings

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission is holding its 2019 Health Care Cost Trends Hearing on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 22 and 23, at Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont St., Boston. The hearing is a public event at which elected officials, policymakers, researchers, and healthcare market participants convene to address challenges and discuss opportunities for improving care and reducing costs in the commonwealth.
The hearings will be live streamed but anyone can attend in person by filling out this registration form
Among those scheduled to speak are Governor Charlie Baker, Attorney General Maura Healey, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, and Senate President Karen Spilka. The hearings will explore, among other things, the growth in hospital and pharmaceutical spending, strengthening the primary care system, behavioral health, and reducing administrative complexity.
A Wednesday panel focusing on provider market trends and cost drivers will feature: Thomas Croswell, president and CEO, Tufts Health Plan; Sandra Fenwick, CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital; Kim Hollon, president and CEO, Signature Healthcare; Dr. Anne Klibanski, president and CEO, Partners HealthCare; Dr. Steven Strongwater, president and CEO, Atrius Health; and Dr. Kevin Tabb, president and CEO, Beth Israel Lahey Health.
See the full agenda and sign up today for this don’t-miss healthcare event by clicking here.