While Massachusetts continues to be the national leader in access to high quality health care, it is among the most expensive states in the country, ranking 2nd overall in per capita health care costs. Coalition members have confirmed their commitment to addressing this issue by adopting the pledge below, and we invite you to do the same. Please reach out to us at to let us know that we have your support. 

























The Pledge

  1. We believe that health care cost containment should be a top priority for the Commonwealth today

  2. We support the business community taking a leadership role in the issue of health care cost containment

  3. We are willing and able to contribute time and expertise to coalition efforts to address health care cost containment

  4. We will promote within our organization any resources and best practices that are identified by the coalition in support of health care cost containment

  5. We encourage appropriate utilization of services as a means to address health care cost containment, and charge our employees, colleagues, and ourselves to select the right care, in the right place, at the right time