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Supporting States to Build Better Programs for Dually Eligible Individuals

July 28, 2022 | Multimedia

On July 28, 2022, Altarum Medicare-Medicaid Services for States (AMMS) hosted its first webinar with experts from CMS, Center for Health Care Strategies, Arnold Ventures, and the state of Virginia. View the recording or slide presentation from the event.

Inflation-Adjusted Health Care Spending is Falling for the First Time in Half a Century

July 27, 2022 | Research Brief

The confluence of a slower rebound in health care expenditures alongside rapid economywide inflation has resulted in a surprising reversal in health care’s real spending growth over the past year.

July 2022 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

July 20, 2022 | Economic Indicators

National health spending continues to decline as a share of GDP, health care price growth finally accelerates as private prices jump in June, and health care hiring picks up.

Healthy Choices Catch On: Data-informed Evolution of a Social Marketing Campaign

July 09, 2022 | Online Article

Since 2012, Altarum has designed and carried out an evaluation for the Michigan Fitness Foundation to examine reach of their SNAP-Ed social marketing campaign and the extent to which targeted messages resonate with the desired population.

In Support of Advancing Integration in Medicare and Medicaid (AIM) Act

July 01, 2022 | Report

Read Altarum's June 2022 letter to Senators Casey and Scott in support of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging’s bill that creates the Advancing Integration in Medicare and Medicaid (AIM) Act.

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

July 01, 2022 | Report

Report includes projection of non-retail and total drug spending from 2020 to 2030.

June 2022 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

June 23, 2022 | Economic Indicators

National health spending is declining as a share of GDP, health care price growth remains well below economywide inflation, and health employment continues to show moderate growth.

Virginia’s Health Care Sector Economic Trends in 2020

June 21, 2022 | Report

Altarum experts apply their HSEI framework to provide the first comprehensive picture of 2020 health economic data for Virginia—including spending by health components and payers, employment trends, private insurance costs, and federal government support.