Improving Care and Lowering Costs for Chronic Care Beneficiaries: Implementing the Bipartisan Budget Act
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There is continuing bipartisan support in Washington for using evidence, data and innovation to improve the results of Federal programs and policies.
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.