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Rapid PACE Responses in a Covid-19 Era

October 22, 2020 | Report

This special report authored by Altarum, National PACE Association, and Fallon Health, details innovations deployed by PACE organizations during Covid-19—including the rapid creation of Covid-19 infirmaries and new programming to combat social isolation.

October 2020 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

October 16, 2020 | Economic Indicators

National health spending recovers to August 2019 level, accelerated health care price growth continues for another month, and the health care job rebound levels off.

Experiences of Nursing Home Residents During the Covid-19 Pandemic

October 01, 2020 | Report

This survey of nursing home residents provides a rare glimpse into how life has changed under Covid-19, and the emotional toll it has taken on frail elders. It also includes recommendations for nursing homes and policymakers.

September 2020 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

September 17, 2020 | Economic Indicators

Our September 2020 briefs illustrate the continued recovery of health care spending during the Covid-19 pandemic. While health care continues to regain jobs, labor is still 4.5% below pre-Covid employment. ​

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

September 11, 2020 | Report

This report provides an estimate of the non-retail component of drug spending in 2018.

Strategies to Advance Insulin Affordability in the United States

September 10, 2020 | Report

US insulin prices are the highest in the world and unaffordable for millions of American. Our policy roadmap shows how to address this problem.

This Resource Can Help Your Institution Combat Stigma and Improve Recovery Services for Opioid Use Disorders

August 17, 2020 | Research Brief

This brief that can help academic, health care, and other institutions improve recovery services in the time of Covid-19.

August 2020 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

August 14, 2020 | Economic Indicators

This month's analysis shows that national health spending continued to rebound in June, and health care regained half of jobs lost in spring, although the pace of recovery has slowed.