Publications

Our research is used by government agencies, foundations, and others to advance better health policies and programs.

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Sustainable U.S. Health Spending: Serious Issues—Sound Policy Solutions

December 12, 2018 | Report

Monograph of Altarum's 8th annual sustainable health spending symposium, which took place on July 12, 2018 in Washington DC.

Collateral Damage of the Opioid Crisis

December 12, 2018 | Research Brief

This survey reveals the needs of grandparents raising grandchildren displaced by the opioid crisis, and offers recommendations for supporting them.

November 2018 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

November 15, 2018 | Economic Indicators

See the latest data on health spending, price, and labor growth.

October 2018 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

October 16, 2018 | Economic Indicators

See the latest data on health spending, price, and labor growth.

Health Sector Trend Report, September 2018

October 05, 2018 | Trend Reports

This quarterly report examines current trends in US health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

Family Planning Confidential: A Qualitative Research Study on the Implications of the ACA

September 27, 2018 | Online Article

Despite additional revenue sources that have emerged since the passage of the ACA, Title X funding may remain critical for clients who need safe, affordable, and confidential care.

September 2018 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

September 14, 2018 | Economic Indicators

This month's Health Sector Economic Indicator Briefs show modest growth in national health care spending and annual health care prices.

August 2018 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

August 08, 2018 | Economic Indicators

Altarum's current estimate of annualized national health spending for the first five months of 2018 is 0.67 percent higher than previously estimated, at $3.61 trillion, and hospital care spending is now 2.04 percent higher, year to date (as of May)...