Your Guide to
Patient Care in Pennsylvania
Our reports highlight the cost and quality of health care throughout the state, so you can make informed decisions about your care.
Search our data and reports by condition, procedure, and more to get started.
PHC4 is committed to helping all Pennsylvanians understand and access the health care you need. We’re an independent state agency that focuses on addressing the problem of escalating health costs, ensuring the quality of health care, and increasing access to care, regardless of your ability to pay.
Financial Analysis Fiscal Year 2022
An Annual Report on the financial health of Pennsylvania hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. A high-quality, cost-effective health care delivery...
2023 County-Level Healthcare Reports
Information on specific health conditions and the utilization of healthcare services within each county are provided in the files below....
Common Procedures Report 2022
The Common Procedures Report released by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) provides information about the performance and...
2022 County-Level Healthcare Reports
Information on specific health conditions within each county are provided in the files below. Whether you are a healthcare professional,...
Severe Maternal Morbidity 2022
Severe maternal morbidity includes unexpected outcomes of labor and delivery that result in significant short- or long-term consequences to a...
Purchase Customized Data
Looking for specific health care data? For a fee, businesses, organizations, or individuals can request standard or custom data files to help you collect and analyze the information you need.
Know Your Rights
The more you know about the quality and cost of your care, the better you can make informed decisions about your treatment.
We take your safety seriously. We collect and publish data on hospital health outcomes that help providers improve patient safety and patients feel more confident in the care they receive.
You deserve to know the cost of your care. We break down prices by procedure, hospital, and more to help you choose the health care provider that meets your needs.
MAPPED By PHC4
MAPPED shows where there is a lack of health care access for patients in different counties. Knowing what care options are available, and who operates them, can help patients, legislators, and health care professionals understand Pennsylvania’s changing health care landscape.
See how researchers, doctors, health care workers, government agencies, and more are using our data to make real change.
Evaluating the Impact of Non-Fatal Firearm-Related Injuries in Pennsylvania
Curious about costs associated with treatment and recovery from non-fatal firearm-related injuries? The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) studied the impact of non-fatal firearm-related injuries in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by using data from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4).
Curious about costs associated with treatment and recovery from non-fatal firearm-related injuries?
The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) studied the impact of non-fatal firearm-related injuries in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by using data from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4).
Studies on Physician Characteristics and Patient Outcomes
Dr. John Norcini, President Emeritus of the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®), used PHC4 data to look for connections between physician characteristics like practice volume and time since medical school and a patient’s risk of in-hospital mortality.