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Massachusetts Investigating Wide Disparities in Hospital, Provider Reimbursements
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Health insurers told a Massachusetts agency examining rising healthcare costs that a state trend toward “providing care in more expensive settings” is the primary driver of increasing health costs.

Eric H. Schultz, president and CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, submitted testimony before the Massachusetts Division of Health Care Finance and Policy hearing on Tuesday that stated some physicians and hospitals are paid upward of 300% to 400% higher for some services compared to others.