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Altarum Releases Policy Scorecard Report to Help States Strengthen Efforts to Address Affordability of Health Care

January 07, 2020 | Press Release

Lawmakers, policymakers, government officials, consumer advocates, and the public can use this scorecard to understand how their state performs on addressing health care affordability relative to other states, and to craft a road map for specific evidence-based policy actions. Additionally, a few exemplar states in this scorecard provide proof-of-concept that other states can emulate.

Bureau of Justice Assistance Enlists Altarum to Help Criminal Justice Organizations Implement Peer Recovery Support Services to Address Opioid Crisis

December 10, 2019 | Press Release

The Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, has engaged Altarum to expand the reach of its Peer Recovery Support Services Training and Technical Assistance Center to increase access to peer recovery support services in the criminal justice system and associated community social services organizations across the nation.

Altarum to Monitor and Evaluate the Community Care Corps, a Federal Initiative to Recruit and Train Volunteers to Provide Non-medical Care to Elders

December 03, 2019 | Announcement

Altarum is part of a team that is leading the development of the Community Care Corps, a federal initiative to recruit and train volunteers to provide non-medical care to elders.

Altarum Presents Innovative Work at APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting 

December 02, 2019 | Announcement

Several of our experts attended the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting last month to share findings of our work in eldercare, oral health, opioid use disorder, and military health—all in the service of our mission to advance health of vulnerable and publicly insured populations.

Altarum and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute to Help Michigan Primary Care Practices Expand Treatment of Unhealthy Alcohol Use

November 13, 2019 | Press Release

Altarum and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute have been awarded a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to help primary care practices in Michigan increase screening and treatment for unhealthy alcohol use.

Michigan State University and Altarum to Assess Economic Impacts of Michigan’s Lead and Copper Rule

October 30, 2019 | Press Release

MSU, Safe Water Engineering, and Altarum will conduct a detailed analysis of the economic costs and benefits of implementing the 2018 Lead and Copper Rule that directs Michigan’s utilities to replace all lead service lines by 2041.

Patients Give High Marks to Dual-Eligible Medicaid/Medicare Program in Michigan

October 28, 2019 | Announcement

Altarum's interoperability expertise helped MI Health Link provide faster referrals and improved access to behavioral health services, resulting in increased patient satisfaction for a population with complex needs.

Providers Who Participate in Our Recognition Program—Bridges to Excellence—Have Lower Costs and Better Outcomes

October 23, 2019 | Announcement

Providers participating in our recognition program had lower average total episode costs and lower probability of experiencing a potentially avoidable complication for three costly and prevalent chronic conditions.