Payer Roundup—UnitedHealthcare leaves Health Care Cost Institute
UnitedHealthcare is leaving the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), a research institute that uses claims data on nearly 50 million insured people.
UHC is one of four major payers contributing in-house data to the institute. The remaining members—Aetna, Humana and Kaiser Permanente—intend tocontinue onwith the group, according to the announcement.
HCCI and its research partners will still have access to its full data set, including the UHC claims through 2022.