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Altarum and American Directions Research Group Field Survey of Women Veterans

March 17, 2023 | Announcement

Beginning in March 2023, Altarum will host a secure online portal for the "2023 Barriers to Health Care for Women Veterans Survey," sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Women’s Health. Learn more about the purpose of the survey and how it will be conducted.

The Health Care Workforce Crisis Arrives at the PACE Model

February 06, 2023 | Perspective

According to the second and final Altarum Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Pandemic Response Survey, PACE organizations across the country have not been spared from workforce challenges, which threaten to complicate service delivery for PACE participants. Learn what steps are being taken to address these challenges.

Health Affairs' Council on Health Care Spending and Value to Host Briefing on Recommendations for Moderating Health Care Spending and Growth

February 02, 2023 | Announcement

In 2018, Health Affairs assembled a distinguished group of 20 policy experts to form the Health Affairs Council on Health Care Spending and Value. The Council was charged with recommending ways that the US can take a deliberate approach to moderating healthcare spending growth while maximizing value. George Miller, PhD, Altarum Fellow and Research Team Leader, serves as a council member.

National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) Elects Michael Monson as 2023 Member

January 30, 2023 | Announcement

Altarum is proud to announce that CEO and President Michael Monson has been elected as a member in the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI.) Monson joins a diverse cohort of distinguished experts who are committed to advancing solutions to challenges facing the nation by increasing public understanding of how social insurance contributes to economic security.

Comparing Altarum’s Health Sector Economic Indicators Spending Estimates with the 2021 National Health Expenditure Accounts

January 26, 2023 | Perspective

The latest Altarum Health Sector Economic Indicators briefs incorporate new health spending data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), confirming the slowdown we had been reporting in national health spending growth in 2021. This accompanying blog provides a detailed comparison of the new 2021 CMS data with our previous HSEI estimates for 2021.

Altarum Announces Thomas Ranese as New Board of Trustees Member

January 17, 2023 | Announcement

Altarum announced today that Thomas Ranese, a marketing executive and LQBTQA+ advocate, has joined Altarum’s Board of Trustees, effective January 1, 2023.

Michael Monson Testifies to State of Ohio’s Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee

December 22, 2022 | Announcement

On Thursday, December 15, 2022, Altarum Chief Executive Officer and President Michael Monson presented to the State of Ohio’s Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee on innovative practices states are adopting to improve care for Medicaid participants and advancements in integration of care for individuals who are dually eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

Access to Behavioral Health Care Remains a Challenge in Michigan

December 13, 2022 | Press Release

A new report from Altarum finds that access to mental illness and substance use disorder treatment remains a critical issue in Michigan. Funded by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, the report uses 2019 data to provide a picture of access just prior to the pandemic.