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Health Spending Up 5.5% in August

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October 14, 2016

Health Spending Up 5.5% in August

Institute Update - September 2016

Institute Update


September 14, 2016

Institute Update - September 2016

August Health Job Growth Plummets

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September 9, 2016

Health care added 14,000 jobs in August, the lowest level of growth since April 2014 when the acceleration in hiring, fueled by expanded coverage, began.

SmileConnect Now Available in Arizona

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August 31, 2016

SmileConnect (SM), an online platform designed to better connect oral health service providers with underprivileged children who need them, is now available throughout Arizona.

Behavioral Health Twitter Chat Guests

BHChat Corner: News You Can Use


August 19, 2016

Behavioral Health Twitter Chat

Health Spending Up a Moderate 5.2% in June

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August 12, 2016

Health Spending Up a Moderate 5.2% in June

National Party Platforms Address “Homecare,” Acknowledge Aging Trends; Family Caregivers Specifically Referenced by Democrats

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July 21, 2016

National Party Platforms Address “Homecare,” Acknowledge Aging Trends; Family Caregivers Specifically Referenced by Democrats

May 2016 Health Spending Growth at 5%

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July 15, 2016

National health spending in May 2016 was 5.0% higher than in May 2015.

MediCaring Communities Model for Elder Care Assures Reliable Services within Current Financing – a Solution for Aging America!

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July 11, 2016

Today Altarum Institute launches a blueprint for setting up a comprehensive, practical care system for tens of millions of Americans who will live into advanced old age during the 21st century.

Altarum Seeks Pharmacists’ Views on Falls Prevention to Develop CDC Training

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July 7, 2016

Every year, one in three older adults will fall and more than two million will be treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries.

MediCaring Communities Proposal Shows Substantial Savings in Medicare Costs

Press Release


July 5, 2016

A new financial simulation for a novel model of care, called MediCaring Communities, has shown significant Medicare savings for frail older adults who need both medical care and nonmedical support services.

Institute Update - June 2016

Institute Update


June 22, 2016

Institute Update - June 2016

Health Spending Growth Remains Moderate

Press Release


June 10, 2016

National health spending in April 2016 was 4.6% higher than in April 2015. This marked the sixth consecutive month of spending growth below 5%, and is well under the estimated average of 5.8% for all of 2015.

Paradox of Low Health Spending Growth and a Boom in Jobs Persists

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May 12, 2016

National health spending in March 2016 was 4.7% higher than health spending in March 2015, the fifth consecutive month of spending growth below 5%, and lower than the average 5.8% rate for all of 2015.

Health Spending Growth Below 5% for Fourth Straight Month

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April 8, 2016

National health spending in February 2016 was 4.8% higher than health spending in February 2015. While this rate is somewhat higher than the 4.5% growth observed in both December 2015 and January 2016, February is the fourth consecutive month in which it has been below 5%.

Institute Update - March 2016

Institute Update


March 16, 2016

Institute Update - March 2016

Slowdown in Health Spending Continues into 2016 While Prices Inch Up

Press Release


March 11, 2016

National health spending in January 2016 was 4.9% higher than health spending in January 2015, slightly above the December 2015 growth rate of 4.8% but well below the 6.8% peak in February 2015.

Is the Health Information Playing Field Level?

Press Release


February 16, 2016

New effort from Oliver Wyman and Altarum Institute examines the health information needs of vulnerable populations and how the marketplace could better serve them.

Health Spending Growth Fell to 4.9% in December and Stands at 5.9% for 2015 Overall

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February 16, 2016

Health Spending Growth Fell to 4.9% in December and Stands at 5.9% for 2015 Overall

Health Spending Approaches 18% of GDP for the First Time…Again!

Press Release


January 15, 2016

National health spending in November 2015 was up 5.0% compared to November 2014, continuing the slowdown from a peak of nearly 7% growth in February 2015.

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