Introducing the Low Value Care Visualizer—A Tool to Help States Simplify Analytics for Action

How do we shift our focus from how much we spend to how well it is spent?

The Low-Value Care Visualizer can help states better understand claims data.
Experts Say States Should Focus on Controlling Prices, Reducing Low-Value Care to Make Health Care More Affordable

State Health Policy

How can states make health care more affordable for residents? At an event hosted by Altarum, experts suggested controlling prices and reducing low-value care.
Low-Value Care is Everywhere. What is Driving It and How Can We Intervene?

Low-Value Care Spending

Our analysis shows commercial payers spent more than $5.5 billion on 20 low-value services in 2015. See which services accounted for the most spending.
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Through research and analytics, technology, advisory services, and program implementation, we help federal and state agencies and other organizations improve health outcomes. Our solutions are more than road maps for improvement—they are a driving force for innovation.

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News and Updates

How We're Strengthening Provider Capacity to Serve Postpartum Women at Risk of Opioid Misuse

Altarum is helping WIC and community health centers increase screening of new mothers for substance misuse and refer them to recovery support services so they can get the help they need. 

January 21, 2020

Altarum Releases Policy Scorecard Report to Help States Strengthen Efforts to Address Affordability of Health Care

Lawmakers, policymakers, government officials, consumer advocates, and the public can use this scorecard to understand how their state performs on addressing health care affordability relative to other states, and to craft a road map for specific evidence-based policy actions. Additionally, a few exemplar states in this scorecard provide proof-of-concept that other states can emulate.

January 07, 2020

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