An article published in the Journal of Health Care Finance entitled, "Assessing the Public Health Activity Estimate from the National Health Expenditure Accounts: Why Public Health Expenditure Definitions Matter," reports on their project that recodes public health expenditure data from 2000-2013 to create the national Public Health Activity estimate (PHAE). Findings have significant implications for policymakers when considering resource allocation for public health spending. To read the article in full, click here.
DISCLAIMER: The authors received financial support from the de Beaumont Foundation supporting this work. The authors are not aware of any affiliations, memberships, funding, or financial holdings that might be perceived as affecting the objectivity of this review. While this publication was funded by the de Beaumont Foundation, it is shared on this website because the findings are related to their grant funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and administered by the Systems for Action National Signature Research Program.