CAHP Fact Sheet: Research Review – Study: Hospitals Charged California Private Insurers 300% of Medicare in 2022: Rand

Hospital-negotiated prices spiked from 2020 to 2022, with commercial insurer and health plan payments to hospitals amounting to 254% of Medicare rates on average, according to a new study published by RAND.

CAHP Fact Sheet: New Health Care Mandates Would Drive Up Premiums by $347 Million

California’s health plans provide health care coverage for more than 28 million people and are dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to high quality, affordable health care services. In 2024, California lawmakers are considering many new mandate bills that, as proposed, would altogether drive up premiums by $347 million. As legislators continue to mandate more and more services, premiums go up for everyone, whether they use those services or not.