The State Health Care Spending Project is an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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The report, "State Employee Health Plan Spending: An examination of premiums, cost drivers and policy approaches," found that paying for employee health insurance is second only to Medicaid as a portion of states’ overall health care spending. Read More
WASHINGTON—State spending on prisoner health care increased from fiscal years 2007 to 2011, but it is trending downward from its peak in 2009, according to a new report from the State Health Care Spending Project, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The report, State Prison Health Care Spending: An Examination, analyzes four key... Read More
Governors from across the nation will convene in Washington, Feb. 21-24, in hopes of finding solutions to the tough economic problems confronting their states. Read More