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Medicaid spending lower for patients receiving care at community health centers

One of the most important parts of the Affordable Care Act is the expansion of Medicaid programs. About half of states opted to expand Medicaid to include adults under 65 years old with incomes up to 133 percent of the poverty level. 234 more words

Community Health

Health Spending Up a Moderate 5.2% in June

ANN ARBOR — National health spending in June was up 5.2 percent from the same month a year earlier to $3.36 trillion, according to the monthly Health Sector Economic Indicators released by the Ann Arbor-based healthcare consulting firm Altarum Institute. 328 more words

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Beyond the Dartmouth Atlas – Regional Variation in Private Health Care Spending

By Gregory Curfman, MD

The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, compiled over the past several decades, is a unique data source on geographic variations in health care spending and practices.  437 more words

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these politics hurt

It’s been over two week of Brexit coverage and other sundries—which, fair enough. These are big deals in the wide, wide world. Yet in my nearsidedness I’m still mulling over a… 1,194 more words

Policy

The Challenges of American Health Care

America is facing great challenges in healthcare. Our national health expenditure is $3.1 trillion per year, 17.4% of GDP, and is projected to reach 19.6% of GDP by 2024.    303 more words

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Health Spending Growth Below 5% for Fourth Straight Month

ANN ARBOR — National health spending in February 2016 was 4.8 percent higher than health spending in February 2015, up from the 4.5 percent year-over-year growth rate observed in January 2016 and December 2015, according to the monthly Health Sector Economic Indicators released by the Ann Arbor-based healthcare consultants Altarum Institute. 337 more words

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