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June 29, 2018
How Much Does the U.S. Spend on Prescription Drugs? A new report from the Altarum Center for Value in Health Care examines how "non-retail" spending is allocated across national health account services categories.
April 26, 2018
Who benefits from manufacturer drug rebates? A new report from the Altarum Center for Value in Health Care examines the impact of behind-the-scenes rebates on both health plans and consumers.
April 24, 2018
The United States economy could be $8 trillion larger by 2050 if the country eliminated racial disparities in health, education, incarceration and employment, according to a national study released by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Altarum.
February 12, 2018
Altarum helped Lorain County, Ohio create a roadmap for addressing the opioid crisis, beginning with a comprehensive assessment to determine challenges and gaps that were hindering the community's ability to respond at full capacity.
January 19, 2018
In partnership with the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC), Altarum developed a new PROMETHEUS report to power a consumer-friendly transparency dashboard that displays cost and quality information at facilities where a significant number of Maryland residents receive care.
November 16, 2017
The cost of the opioid crisis exceeded $95 billion in 2016, according to analysis recently released by Altarum, underscoring the importance of swift investment in evidence-based interventions.
November 8, 2017
Most states fail to provide consumers with the information they need to make informed health care choices and even fewer provide data on the price and quality of care together, according to a report by independent nonprofit organizations Altarum and Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR).
Affordable Care Act & Title X Family Planning Services: How the Changing Healthcare Landscape Has Affected Service Use and Billing Practices
June 30, 2017
To identify the barriers, strategies, and infrastructure required for Title X centers to contract with health insurers, as well as successful systems whereby Title X providers can provide confidential services while billing insurance for the visit, the Altarum, in partnership with the Urban Institute, conducted a qualitative case study inquiry of current practices of providers, states, and health plans that may inform future practice and policy.