Healthcare spending is growing faster than both the economy and consumer prices. The key driver of healthcare inflation is surging hospital prices. Failure to address skyrocketing hospital prices in New York is not an option with the scale of lives and economies impacted. The 32BJ Health Fund, the 32BJ Labor Industry Cooperation Fund, and City & State New York hosted a conference to discuss policy and practical solutions to address rising healthcare costs and hospital prices.
The 32BJ Health Fund convened healthcare experts, labor leaders, and elected officials for a timely and critical discussion about the healthcare affordability crisis impacting our participants, caused by alarming hospital price increases.