January 8, 2020 | Rosemarie Day and Team

Top 5 Things for 2020

As we start the new decade, there are multiple public and private sector forces likely to make an impact in the health care industry in 2020 and beyond. Here’s our Top 5 for 2020, including what we expect and why it matters. 1. The election will amplify public views on health policy and foreshadow things MORE

December 4, 2019 | Rosemarie Day and Niko Lehman-White

Status Update: Open Enrollment 2020

Open enrollment for the individual health insurance marketplaces has been underway for one month. Despite things looking positive for both premiums and carrier participation, the enrollment in the federal exchange, Healthcare.gov, has thus far been lower than last year. With this, we are seeing an acceleration of some of last year’s trends (in which premiums MORE

October 29, 2019 | Rosemarie Day and Niko Lehman-White

Key Takeaways from the 2019 Massachusetts Health Policy Commission Cost Trends Hearing

Last week, we attended the seventh annual Health Care Cost Trends Hearing, a two-day event organized by the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC). These hearings shine the spotlight on the drivers of health care cost growth in Massachusetts. They also bring together stakeholders to figure out ways to improve the quality and affordability of care MORE