Access to federal health care data plays a critical role in supporting new delivery system and payment models that deliver better outcomes. It also serves the needs of consumers who want more information to support decision-making, and health care leaders who are taking important steps to improve the population’s health.
In early 2014, the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Health Project began discussions with a diverse set of health care experts and stakeholders on issues related to physician payment reform and transitioning to alternative systems of payment and delivery.
Mounting fiscal challenges have forced policymakers to confront difficult budgetary choices. One of the most important concerns is spending on our national security: whether to cut the defense budget and, if so, by how much.
"On behalf of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), thank you for the opportunity to provide comments on improving the accessibility and utility of health care data, while maintaining and protecting patient privacy.
This chartbook from the Bipartisan Policy Center and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) examines how spending on the all-volunteer force has changed over time.
A nuclear weapons–capable Islamic Republic of Iran,” the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Iran Task Force argued six years ago, “is strategically untenable.” With the Middle East gripped by instability and seemingly poised on the brink of regional sectarian conflict, that assessment holds even more truth today.