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Healthy Aging Begins at Home

Health / Research May 22, 2016

For too long America has recognized its shifting demographics but failed to make investments that preserve dignity and independence in old age.

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How Federal Policies Impact Innovation and Costs of Pharmaceutical Therapies

Marisa Salemme / Blog May 17, 2016

BPC continued its series on affordable medicines, examining the role of federal government policy on pharmaceutical innovation, market competition, and costs.

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Educational Series on Affordable Medicines: Impact of Federal Policy on Innovation, Competition, and Costs

Health / May 10, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

The forum was the second in a series examining how private sector decisions and public sector policies impact the prices of drugs and their costs to the health care system.

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Medicare Coverage of Diabetes Prevention Program Will Help Reduce Chronic Disease

Health / Press Release March 23, 2016

Chronic diseases are costing American families, businesses, and government at all levels. Prevention is a powerful tool, but achieving national results has been difficult.

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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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Home and Community-based Services: Maximizing the Impact of Federal Spending

Henry Cisneros, Mel Martinez / Blog August 26, 2015

Currently, five federal agencies fund multiple programs that provide assistance for the aging such as in-home services, affordable housing and transportation.

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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 Ways to Unlock the Power of Prevention to Improve America’s Health

Health / Press Release May 28, 2015

Americans spend twice as much on health care as citizens of other developed nations, yet we have shorter life expectancies and higher rates of infant mortality and diabetes.

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