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Improving Care for High-Need, High-Cost Medicare Patients

Health / Research April 25, 2017

BPC outlines the barriers to the integration of clinical health and social services, and issues recommendations to eliminate those barriers for the Medicare-only population.

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Caring for High-Need, High-Cost Medicare Patients

Health / Research February 9, 2017

Research suggests that for high-need, high-cost patients the application of non-clinical interventions and other social supports can improve health outcomes.

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Aging in Place in Rural America

Housing / Page February 24, 2016

For older adults living in rural communities in the United States, the challenge of living independently as long as possible is magnified.

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President’s Budget Promotes Health Care Approaches that Could Reduce Deficits

Health / Blog February 16, 2016

While few expect the budget to pass in 2016, policymakers may want to carefully examine some of the budget’s proposed innovations to use in the near future.

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Transitioning from Volume to Value: Accelerating the Shift to Alternative Payment Models

Health / Research July 30, 2015

Alternatives to fee-for-service have proliferated in recent years as the government, private insurers, and employers seek increased value in the health care system.

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Letter to Senate Finance Chronic Care Working Group

The transition away from fee-for-service to more coordinated systems of care will benefit beneficiaries across the Medicare program, and particularly those living with chronic conditions.

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A Prevention Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care in America

Health / Research May 28, 2015

There is growing recognition that prevention holds vast potential to improve health, while also reducing national spending on health care.

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BPC Recommends America’s Health Care Delivery System Adopt Standard Evidence-Based Quality Measures

Health / Press Release April 27, 2015

BPC released a white paper that recommends creating standardized quality performance measures that are user-friendly, meaningful, and outcome-oriented.

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Transitioning from Volume to Value: Consolidation and Alignment of Quality Measures

Health / Research April 27, 2015

The use of meaningful quality measures is critical to assuring patients have receive appropriate services and that incentives drive improved health outcomes.

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Medicare Networks: A Proposal for the Future of ACOs

Health / Research April 10, 2015

Medicare Networks would be an enhanced, enrollment-based model for the future of accountable care organizations.

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