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Partners agrees to 'global payments' in new deal with insurer Harvard Pilgrim

By Boston Globe
Posted: October 26, 2012 - 9:00 pm ET

Partners HealthCare System has struck a new four-year contract with insurer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care that both sides said will help control Massachusetts health care costs by putting Partners' large hospitals and doctors practices on budgets and limiting future reimbursement increases to between 2 and 3 percent annually, roughly the rate of inflation.


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