Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
HomeGrantsDo Higher Priced Providers Deliver Higher Quality Care? An Analysis of the Price/Quality Relationship Using HCCI Data

Do Higher Priced Providers Deliver Higher Quality Care? An Analysis of the Price/Quality Relationship Using HCCI Data

Zack Cooper, Yale University

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January 12, 2015
January 11, 2016
$68,656

This NIHCM-funded study took a deep dive into new private-sector claims data to explore variation in the prices hospitals negotiate with private payers, seeking to understand the factors drivering this variation, including hospital and insurance market concentration, clinical quality and other characteristics of the hospital. Findings are relevant to efforts to improve health system performance and promote value.