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Bipartisanship in Action: Senate Finance Leaders Reach Deal to Extend Children’s Health Insurance Program

Health / Press Release September 13, 2017

BPC President Jason Grumet’s statement regarding the bipartisan agreement to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for five years.

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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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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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U.S. Deficit Projections Increase, Washington Must Stop Ignoring

Economy / Press Release January 19, 2016

Fiscal Year 2016 will see a deficit of $544 billion, which is $139 billion higher than the FY16 projection by CBO just last August.

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Improving and Expanding Health Insurance Coverage through State Flexibility

Health / Research December 10, 2015

There remain important opportunities to influence policymaking at the agencies and to focus on the states as a frontier for innovation and reforms in health care.

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New Medicare Proposals Could Save $166 Billion in Next Decade

Health / Press Release July 30, 2015

As Medicare and Medicaid mark their 50th anniversary, BPC released a report which proposes changes to the Medicare payment policy that hold promise in building a stronger program for generations to come.

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Economic Policy Takes Center Stage on Campaign Trail

Jordan LaPier, Michael Stubel / Blog July 13, 2015

The federal budget, college affordability, immigration and infrastructure are among the key topics on the presidential campaign trail this week.

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