Keyword: Altarum Institute
Healthcare spending growth took a slight uptick over the past year, according to a new report.
A new analysis from the Altarum Institute found that spending and price growth among the privately insured sped up in 2017 and the first half of 2018 compared to public payers.
Tennessee-based Comprehensive Pain Specialists, one of the largest pain management groups in the South, is closing multiple clinics.
AHIP found that prescription drugs and doctor services costs make up almost half of premium spending, an amount that even surprised researchers.
An increase in hospital prices appears to be the main culprit behind a record-high price increase in the healthcare sector.
Former first lady Barbara Bush’s announcement that she is seeking “comfort care” is shining a light—and stirring debate—on end-of-life care.
The opioid epidemic has cost more than $1 trillion since 2001—an amount that will likely grow over the next several years.
Healthcare spending growth has begun to stabilize, based on several factors such as hospital spending and GDP, according to a report from Altarum.
The Maryland Health Care Commission has launched a new online pricing tool that allows state residents to compare the costs of common procedures.
Altarum, a nonprofit consulting firm, believes it has come up with a better alternative to high-deductible health plans.