Publications

The Commonwealth Fund produces more than 100 publications a year, all free and most listed in PubMed. We also produce several newsletters, including The Commonwealth Fund Connection, designed to keep our audience up-to-date on Fund research and publications, and an online Annual Report. Our author guidelines are also available.

Premiums Hikes Driven by Medical Costs, Insurers Say

December 19, 2013 - This issue brief analyzes filings for rate increases of 10 percent or more that took effect between July 2012 and June 2013, and were for products covering at least 150 people. The findings indicate that medical costs were the main drivers of these larger increases, based both on increasing use of medical services and higher unit prices.