New Research Shows More Work is Needed to Shift Health Care Spending from Low-Value to High-Value Care

More Work is Needed to Shift Health Care Spending from Low-Value to High-Value Care

New research from Altarum finds that limited progress has been made in transitioning spending from low-value care to high-value care, despite additional attention and resources directed to the issue in recent years.
Altarum's Ninth Annual Sustainable Health Care Spending Symposium

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July 09, 2019



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Altarum's Research on Low-Value and High-Value Care Featured in Modern Healthcare

Modern Healthcare reports on Altarum's research, which showed slower decreases in spending growth on low-value care services than expected.

June 21, 2019

Altarum Urges OMB to Consider Alternatives to its Proposed Approach to Improving the Official Poverty Measure 

Altarum experts warn against changes to the OPM that could undercount the number of Americans in need of services that are critical to better health and economic outcomes among the most vulnerable in society.

June 24, 2019

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