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Healthcare Reform Good For Providers?

Healthcare reform actually may be good for business, at least for healthcare providers. The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission released its 2013 annual report and found that the nation’s pioneer in healthcare reform has the highest healthcare expenditures per capita in the United States. The “2013 Cost Trends Report” released this week by the commission contains a myriad of flaws, the biggest being that data comes from different years (including using numbers from as far back as 2009), and it is woefully lacking at identifying root causes for the higher spending.