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Projections of the Prescription Drug Share of National Health Expenditures Including Non-Retail

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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.

Health Sector Trend Report, June 2018

Health Sector Trend Reports


June 28, 2018

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

The Impact of Prescription Drug Rebates on Health Plans and Consumers

PDF Publication


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.

The Business Case for Racial Equity: A Strategy for Growth

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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.

Health Sector Trend Report, March 2018

Health Sector Trend Reports


March 28, 2018

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

It Takes YOUR Community Transcript

Monograph


February 13, 2018

Transcript from the "It Takes YOUR Community" symposium that convened on December 5, 2017. This symposium provides the tools needed to advocate and plan community-based health and long-term services and supports for the coming Age Wave.

Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Ohio

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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.

Measuring the Impact of Transparency

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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.

Health Sector Trend Report, December 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


December 28, 2017

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Health Sector Trend Report, November 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


November 29, 2017

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

The potential societal benefit of eliminating the opioid crisis exceeds $95 billion per year

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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.

Price Transparency and Physician Quality Report Card 2017

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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).

Health Sector Trend Report, October 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


October 26, 2017

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Health Sector Trend Report, September 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


September 25, 2017

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Health Sector Trend Report, August 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


August 28, 2017

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Health Sector Trend Report, July 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


July 27, 2017

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Annual Reports

Annual Report


July 7, 2017

Altarum's Annual Reports, since 2003

Affordable Care Act & Title X Family Planning Services: How the Changing Healthcare Landscape Has Affected Service Use and Billing Practices

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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.

Health Sector Trend Report, June 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


June 28, 2017

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Health Sector Trend Report, May 2017

Health Sector Trend Reports


May 31, 2017

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

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The Impact of Prescription Drug Rebates on Health Plans and Consumers

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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.

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