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TrendWatch: Increasing Consumer Choice in Coverage and Care: Implications for Hospitals

June 25, 2014

The marketplace for health insurance has become increasingly consumer-driven, with important implications for the way care is paid for and delivered. Learn More

The Value of Provider Integration, TrendWatch

March 19, 2014

A new era in care delivery has been emerging as providers focus on improving the patient care experience, enhancing care quality and lowering the cost of patient care. Learn More

Health Care Spending Growth Hits Record Low

March 11, 2014

Since 2010, National Health Expenditures (NHE) have grown at an average annual rate of 3.8%. This represents the lowest rate on record for any four-year period and is less than half of the average annual growth rate of 9.3% over the same timeframe. A key driver of this trend is the low rate of health care price inflation, for hospitals just 2.0% in 2013. Hospitals represent about a third of NHE. Learn More

Economic Contribution Often Overlooked

March 10, 2014

In 2012, Americas hospitals treated 133 million people in their emergency departments, provided care for 542 million other outpatients, performed almost 27 million surgeries, and delivered nearly 4 million babies.Every year, hospitals provide vital health care services like these to millions of people in thousands of communities. However, the importance of hospitals to their communities extends far beyond health care. Learn More

AHA Underpayment by Medicare and Medicaid Fact Sheet

January 14, 2014

Underpayment by Medicare and Medicaid Fact Sheet Learn More


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