Murphy named to advisory council on health care cost containment

March 13, 2013


murphy-joyceJoyce Murphy, MPA (right), executive vice chancellor of Commonwealth Medicine, was named to the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) Advisory Council, which will bring together a wide range of health care leaders to guide the HPC’s implementation of the state’s landmark health care cost containment law.

The council consists of representatives from across health care, including providers, payers, consumer and patient advocates, as well as those from business, labor and education. Set to hold its first public meeting on Tuesday, March 26, the council will help the HPC achieve its top priority: developing policies that reduce overall cost growth while improving the quality of patient care.

The HPC is the new independent state agency that monitors health care delivery and payment systems reforms and develops policies to reduce overall cost growth while improving the quality of patient care. To learn more, visitwww.mass.gov/hpc.