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Bipartisan Leadership in Health Care: CHRONIC Care Act of 2018

Health / December 6, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

Please join us for a public event to thank Senators Hatch and Wyden for their efforts to improve care for patients with multiple chronic conditions. Beginning in 2019, Medicare beneficiaries will have increased access to supplemental benefits in Medicare Advantage and other payment models, improved integration of Medicare and Medicaid services, and greater access to telehealth services

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New BPC Report Calls for Strengthening Direct-Care Workforce and Supporting Family Caregivers

Health / Press Release November 8, 2018

With a rapidly aging population, workforce shortages and adequate training and support for caregivers pose a threat to the quality of care delivered to our nation’s elderly.

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Improving Care for Patients with Serious Illness: Part Two

Health / Research November 6, 2018

The second report in a two-part series that offers analysis and recommendations to improve support for family caregivers and create a more sustainable direct care workforce.

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Improving Care for Patients with Serious Illness: Part One

Health / Research October 10, 2018

This first report focuses on changes to Medicare payment and delivery models as well as improvements in access to care through telehealth.

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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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How Changes to Medicare Will Help the Chronically Ill and Disabled: An Explainer

Natalie Weiner / Blog June 26, 2018

For individuals with chronic conditions, care coordination is vital to their health and can also reduce the need for, and frequency of, costly hospitalizations and acute care episodes. A recent evaluation of Medicare’s Chronic Care Management services benefit found that…

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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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Katherine Jett Hayes: If Nothing Else, the Budget Act Is a Win for Chronic Care

Health / News February 26, 2018

Deficit hawks might not like the recent budget deal, but it brings hope to people living with disabilities and chronic illness.

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BPC Releases Policy Roadmap for Caring for Americans with Chronic Conditions

Health / Press Release January 31, 2018

Today the Bipartisan Policy Center releases a new report, A Policy Roadmap for Individuals with Complex Care Needs, which identifies policy solutions on ways to finance and deliver quality care to this vulnerable population.

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A Policy Roadmap for Individuals with Complex Care Needs

Health / Research January 31, 2018

Since 2013, BPC and others have been working to develop policy solutions focused on how to finance and deliver quality care to individuals with complex care needs. This report draws from our extensive work to identify a clear roadmap of policy solutions that can improve care for these individuals.

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