Paul Hughes-Cromwick is Senior Health Economist and Co-Director, Sustainable Health Spending Strategies (SHSS), Center for Value in Health Care, Altarum Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan. For over 35 years, Paul has been involved in health care economic and policy analyses including economic forecasting and health sector economic indicators. He leads Altarum’s monthly series of timely briefs covering national health spending, employment, prices and health care utilization. His prior work covers a broad array of health sector topics including tracking and investigating national health expenditures leading to U.S. cost control and fiscal sustainability, economic analysis of health reform including health insurance studies, determining the role of primary prevention in health spending control, and understanding health system incentives.
Paul has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree from Clark University.