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Altarum’s analysis of Virginia’s behavioral health care spending between 2014 and 2020 finds that per-enrollee spending on behavioral health care significantly increased across payers. Learn the many factors contributing to the growth.
National health spending growth continues to lag nominal GDP increases; health care price growth remains below slowing economywide inflation; health care wage growth has moderated somewhat; and health employment gains remain strong.
National health spending is growing faster than the pre-pandemic pace but slower than economywide inflation, negative Medicare price growth is keeping health care inflation under control; and health care jobs have returned to the pre-pandemic level.
For this report, Altarum partnered with the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services to explore how states are addressing food and nutrition security through collaborative strategies and engaging diverse stakeholders.
Economy-wide inflation continues to outpace national health spending growth, health care price inflation increases for the fourth straight month, and health care job growth continues across all major settings of care.
This report was prepared by Altarum for Maine Department of Health and Human Services Office for Family Independence. It assesses a social norms marketing campaign in Maine Schools.
This report shares results from a survey of nursing home administrators conducted by Altarum, describing areas of progress and backslide in person-centered practices during the Covid-19 pandemic.
National health spending shows early signs of acceleration; health care price growth is above average for second straight month; and health care job growth is strong as economywide jobs return to the pre-pandemic level.