Publications

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MediCaring Communities: Getting What We Want and Need in Frail Old Age at an Affordable Cost

June 01, 2016 | N/A

This book lays out a thoroughly pragmatic way to organize service delivery and financing so that Americans could count on living comfortably and meaningfully.

May 2016 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

May 12, 2016 | Economic Indicators

National health spending in March 2016 was 4.7% higher than health spending in March 2015, the fifth consecutive month of spending growth below 5%, and lower than the average 5.8% rate for all of 2015.

April 2016 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

April 08, 2016 | Economic Indicators

National health spending in February 2016 was 4.8% higher than health spending in February 2015.

March 2016 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

March 11, 2016 | Economic Indicators

National health spending in January 2016 was 4.9% higher than health spending in January 2015, slightly above the December 2015 growth rate of 4.8% but well below the 6.8% peak in February 2015.

February 2016 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

February 16, 2016 | Economic Indicators

Preliminary estimates show health spending grew only 4.9% in December 2015 compared to December 2014, continuing a steady decline from a peak of 6.8% in February 2015.

The Aging Network In Transition: Hanging In The Balance

January 26, 2016 | Online Article

Despite the challenges of perennially low funding levels and the lack of federal investment for the aging network, it is showing signs of significant progress in developing relationships with a diverse array of health care organizations.

January 2016 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

January 15, 2016 | Economic Indicators

Health spending in October 2015 was up 5.5% compared to October 2014, continuing the slowdown from the peak of 6.8% growth in February 2015.

December 2015 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

December 11, 2015 | Economic Indicators

Health spending in October 2015 was up 5.5% compared to October 2014, continuing the slowdown from the peak of 6.8% growth in February 2015.