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Health Sector Trend Report, April 2017

April 25, 2017 | Trend Reports

Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this report provides a summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment in April 2017.

April 2017 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

April 13, 2017 | Economic Indicators

The health care sector added 13,500 new health jobs in March, which is less than half the 12-month average of 30,000 jobs per month—making the first quarter of 2017 the slowest for health job growth since the second quarter of 2014.

Health Sector Trend Report, March 2017

March 31, 2017 | Trend Reports

Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this report provides a summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment in March 2017.

The Business Case for Expanding Opportunity and Equity in Texas

March 20, 2017 | Research Brief

If current gaps in education, health, and income don’t narrow among people of color in Texas, the future economic stakes are high.

March 2017 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

March 17, 2017 | Economic Indicators

The health care sector added 27,000 jobs in February 2017 on the heels of a downwardly revised 12,000 jobs in January, resulting in a two-month average of less than 20,000 new jobs per month - well below the 2015 and 2016 pace of growth.

Health Sector Trend Report, February 2017

February 28, 2017 | Trend Reports

Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this report provides a summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment in February 2017.

February 2017 Health Sector Economic Indicators Briefs

February 10, 2017 | Economic Indicators

Health care added only 18,000 jobs in January 2017, the slowest monthly increase since January 2014, which marked the onset of the expanded coverage provisions of the Affordable Care Act.

Health Sector Trend Report, January 2017

January 26, 2017 | Trend Reports

Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this report provides a summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment in January 2017.