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Improving Care and Lowering Costs for Chronic Care Beneficiaries: Implementing the Bipartisan Budget Act

Health / Research August 20, 2018

This issue brief explores the key decisions CMS, health plans, and states, will make in determining how to implement the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.

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Doing More to Support Alzheimer’s Patients and Caregivers

Natalie Weiner / Blog June 28, 2018

The chronic care provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act and increased funding for research are vital steps toward a health care system that works better for patients and caregivers.

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Using Medicare to Improve Chronic Care: Opportunities and Challenges

Health / May 23, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

BPC recently explored how key provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 could be implemented to improve care for patients with multiple chronic conditions.

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CBO Confirms Trillion Dollar Deficits Coming Soon. Here’s Why It Matters.

Shai Akabas, Tim Shaw, Jack Rametta / Blog April 12, 2018

The U.S. government will soon be running trillion-dollar deficits and this time – absent serious action by our elected leaders – they’re here to stay.

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Pentagon Has Six Months to Spend $80 Billion.

Jack Rametta, Steve Bell / Blog March 13, 2018

Appropriators are scrambling to finalize line-by-line appropriations in accordance with the recently passed Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.

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The Budget Control Act is Slain, But Issues Remain for Defense

Jack Rametta / Blog February 22, 2018

The death—whether permanent or temporary—of the Budget Control Act was long awaited, and will no doubt have some positive affects for the readiness of the U.S. military.

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Wins for data and evidence-based policy in the bipartisan budget deal: An interview with Nick Hart

Evidence / News February 15, 2018

There is continuing bipartisan support in Washington for using evidence, data and innovation to improve the results of Federal programs and policies.

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Analysis: Debt Limit to Increase More Than $1 Trillion After Suspension

Economy / Press Release February 14, 2018

New analysis from BPC’s economic policy team projects that this budget agreement will cause a federal government deficit of more than $1 trillion next year.

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Statement on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

Economy / Press Release February 9, 2018

Statement on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 from Jason Grumet, president of the Bipartisan Policy Center.

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