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Medicaid and Private Insurance Spending on Behavioral Health Care in Virginia Increases from 2014 to 2020

November 29, 2022 | Report

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.

November 2022 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

November 18, 2022 | Economic Indicators

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.

October 2022 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

October 21, 2022 | Economic Indicators

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.

Best Practices in Addressing Food and Nutrition Security with Policy, Systems and Environmental (PSE) Change Projects

September 30, 2022 | Report

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.

September 2022 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

September 23, 2022 | Economic Indicators

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.

FFY 2022 Maine SNAP-Ed Social Norms Survey

September 01, 2022 | Report

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.

The Sustainability of Person-Centered Care During a Pandemic: How COVID-19 Impacted Culture Change Efforts in Nursing Homes

August 29, 2022 | Report

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.

August 2022 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

August 19, 2022 | Economic Indicators

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.