Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council

is an independent state agency responsible for addressing the problem of escalating health costs, ensuring the quality of health care, and increasing access for all citizens regardless of ability to pay.

  • Hospitalizations for Opioid Overdose and Opioid Use Disorder
  • Breast Cancer Surgery in Pennsylvania
  • Hospitalizations for Opioid Overdose – Population Differences
  • Cost of Care for Pennsylvania’s Heart Failure Patients
  • Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research – Panel Study of Effects of Changes in Nursing on Patient Outcomes
  • Hospitalizations for Opioid Overdose – 2016 to 2017
  • Number of Cancer Surgeries Performed in Pennsylvania Hospitals
  • Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations in Pennsylvania
  • Hospitalizations for Newborns with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Hospital Performance Report - 2016 Data

Annual Report 2016

2016 Annual Report Cover

This is a comprehensive report on the agency’s reporting and data activities throughout the preceding year.

Financial Analysis 2017 - Volume Two - Ambulatory Surgery Centers New

Financial Analysis 2017 - Volume Two - Ambulatory Surgery Centers

This report includes statewide data and facility-specific information about the financial health of Pennsylvania’s ambulatory surgery centers. The report covers fiscal year 2017.

Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery Cover

This report provides volume and risk-adjusted operative mortality data on pediatric and congenital heart surgeries performed in six children’s hospitals—five in Pennsylvania and one in Delaware—that volunteered to have their data publicly reported.

Cardiac Surgery Report

Cardiac Surgery Report (January 2014 – March 2016 Data) Cover

This report presents outcomes for the 29,578 adult patients who underwent coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and/or heart valve surgery between January 1, 2014 and March 31, 2016 in the 60 Pennsylvania general acute care hospitals that performed these types of procedures during that period.