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BPC Health Policy Experts Call for Extension of Cost-Sharing Reduction Subsidies

Health / Press Release April 13, 2017

Extending the cost-sharing reductions is necessary to make sure that Americans continue to have access to affordable health insurance in the individual market.

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Preserving the Children's Health Insurance Program

Health / Research March 2, 2017

Funding for programs designed to improve coverage and access to care for vulnerable populations are set to expire in 2017. This report recommends extending these programs and stresses the need for action early in the 115th Congress.

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Deadlines Begin To Hem In Congress

Steve Bell / Blog January 30, 2017

Even if Congress took no recesses and worked full five-day weeks, experience teaches us that Hill staff and members cannot meet the must-do fiscal agenda.

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Future of Health Care

Health / February 3, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

Access to affordable, quality health care, at a cost that the U.S. economy can sustain, is a bipartisan goal.

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Lame Duck: What and When?

Steve Bell, Ashley Ridlon / Blog November 14, 2016

Perhaps it is time to put the vitriol of the election behind us and find a constructive path forward on critical issues with bipartisan momentum.

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Containing the Growth of Health Care Costs

Ben Ritz / Blog October 3, 2016

While the recession slowed the growth in federal health spending, it is beginning to increase once again—this time as a result of the aging population.

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Improving Care for Individuals Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

Health / Research September 20, 2016

Public health researchers have joined with health plans and provider organizations to better understand and document treatment of patients with complex needs.

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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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President’s Budget Hit on Critical Programs, Miss on Deficits

Economy / Press Release February 9, 2016

President Obama’s FY2017 budget signals another missed opportunity to fundamentally change the direction of federal deficits and soaring federal debt.

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Daschle and Gingrich on Ways to Improve Health Insurance Coverage

Health / Press Release December 10, 2015

Daschle and Gingrich believe there is great opportunity for reform at the agency level, particularly as states explore ways to seek waivers from parts of the law.

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