Healthcare Cabinet Study of Cost Containment Models

In 2016, the Healthcare Cabinet conducted a study of cost containment models, pursuant to P.A. 11-58, Sec. 14.  Information about this process is contained here, as well as in the meeting summaries for many of the 2016 Cabinet meetings.  For specific agendas, minutes of Cabinet discussions, and materials presented to the Cabinet for this study, refer to the 2016 meeting summaries.

The final Cost Containment Model report is available here - Legislative Report FINAL -Cabinet 1-5-17

The documents summarizing the research and analysis for this report can be found here

 

A summary of the Request for Proposal and vendor selection process is detailed below:

State of Connecticut
Office of the Healthcare Advocate

Request for Proposal (RFP) for Consulting Services
For Healthcare Cabinet Study of Cost Containment Models

The Office of the Healthcare Advocate (OHA) is seeking consulting services to assist the Healthcare Cabinet in:  A)  studying healthcare cost containment models in other states, including, but not limited to, Massachusetts, Maryland, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington and Vermont, and B) in identifying successful practices and programs that may be implemented in the state for the purposes of (1) monitoring and controlling healthcare costs, (2) enhancing competition in the healthcare market, (3) promoting the use of high-quality healthcare providers with low total medical expenses and prices, (4) improving healthcare cost and quality transparency, (5) increasing cost-effectiveness in the healthcare market, and (6) improving the quality of care and health outcomes.

 The response period is now closed.