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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded Altarum a grant to continue its leadership of the National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH) through 2027. The award allows Altarum to build on its successful collaboration with a highly engaged coalition of over 200 national organizations and experts committed to advancing sexual health and improving the overall health of Americans. 

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Read Altarum’s recent blog reviewing some of the underlying trends in health sector price growth, including a look at the different trajectories of private insurance and Medicare prices for health care services in 2022.

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The confluence of a slower rebound in health care expenditures alongside rapid economywide inflation has resulted in a surprising reversal in health care’s real spending growth over the past year.

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Sarah Barth and Michael Monson's article in Health Affairs Forefront outlines three key provisions that provide opportunities to states as they adapt to support meaningful dual integration and oversight of D-SNPs.

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Altarum experts use their deep experience in Title V and Medicaid to offer breakthrough ideas for enhanced collaboration between Title V MCH Block Grant and Medicaid.

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National health spending is declining as a share of GDP, health care price growth remains well below economywide inflation, and health employment continues to show moderate growth.

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Altarum experts apply their HSEI framework to provide the first comprehensive picture of 2020 health economic data for Virginia—including spending by health components and payers, employment trends, private insurance costs, and federal government support.

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In support of up to 150 health centers participating in the initiative, Altarum and partner Arbor Research Collaborative for Health have been awarded a 27-month contract by the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) to provide training, technical assistance, measurement, and evaluation services.

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In this month’s Health Sector Economic Indicators briefs, we incorporate new CMS health expenditure data for 2020 and show the impact of federal spending on near-record growth, while healthcare prices rise slightly and 2021's labor trends persist. 

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In 2020 Americans reduced their use of healthcare services as they postponed elective care and avoided in-person visits, yet new CMS expenditure data show health spending increased by a near-record 9.7%. We explore what drove this.

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The program supports states and non-profit organizations as they build integrated maternal and early childhood comprehensive systems of care that are equitable, sustainable, and inclusive of the health system.

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Altarum's experts explore how a new Alzheimer’s drug could increase national health expenditures by more than one percent.