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This quarterly report examines current trends in US health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.
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.
This month's Health Sector Economic Indicator Briefs show modest growth in national health care spending and annual health care prices.
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)...
Video recording of Altarum's 8th annual sustainable health spending symposium, which took place on July 12, 2018, in Washington, DC.
In May 2018, national health spending was 4.4% higher than it was in May 2017 at $3.62 trillion (seasonally adjusted annual rate).
Spending and price growth among the privately-insured population accelerated in 2017 and early 2018 relative to Medicare and Medicaid, despite very low growth in private insurance enrollment.
The theme of transforming ideas into action closely captures the essence of Altarum’s work and that of our wholly-owned subsidiaries in 2017.