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Altarum's latest Health Sector Economic Indicators provide a second look at spending for the entire 2017 calendar year and suggest that national health spending grew by 4.6% from its 2016 level.
Transcript from the "It Takes YOUR Community" symposium that convened on December 5, 2017.
National health spending rose 4.7% in 2017, slightly above GDP, but keeping its share of GDP at 18%, according to Altarum’s latest Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs.
Altarum implemented a three-phase approach to analyze current resources and determine where additional investment was needed to address the opioid crisis in Lorain County, Ohio.
U.S. health sector spending continues to grow at a more sustainable rate, driven in part by a slowdown in hiring, hospital spending, and price growth in hospitals, physician and clinical services, and prescription drugs.
Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this report provides a summary of key trends in Q3 2017 in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.
Video recording from the "It Takes YOUR Community" symposium, featuring tools for funding and planning community-based long-term services and supports.
New data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) show slower health sector growth in 2016.