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MA weighs goals for cutting healthcare costs

WBUR, March 16, 2012

Now, as state lawmakers prepare a bill that will limit healthcare cost increases, they have to decide by how much. Two major groups in Massachusetts are urging the legislature to set an aggressive goal. Associated Industries of Massachusetts and the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization say the state's healthcare spending goal should be gross state product (GSP). Groups of hospitals and insurers want a less aggressive goal.