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.

  • County Profiles – Hospital Admissions and Outpatient Procedures in FY2013
  • Competition and the Impact of Online Hospital Report Cards
  • Erie Community Foundation Uses PHC4 Data to Demonstrate Health Care Needs
  • Hospital Performance Report 2012
  • Cardiac Surgery in Pennsylvania (Data: 2011-2012)

Annual Report 2013

2013 Annual Report cover

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

Financial Analysis 2013 - Volume Two - Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Financial Analysis 2013, Volume Two, Ambulatory Surgery Centers cover

Financial Analysis 2013, Volume Two: Ambulatory Surgery Centers includes facility-specific information about the financial health of Pennsylvania’s ambulatory surgery centers. The report covers Fiscal Year 2013—July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

Surgical Treatment of Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania 2002-2011

Surgical Treatment of Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania 2002-2011 cover

This new report, released in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, looks at trends in breast cancer surgery during the 10-year period between 2002-2011.

Hospital Readmissions in Pennsylvania 2010

Hospitals Readmissions in Pennsylvania 2010 Report cover

This report contains statistics on hospital readmissions in 2012, including statewide and county rates, along with conditions, reasons, and patient characteristics associated with readmissions. The report also looks at Medicare/Medicaid payment data for readmissions.