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How Can We Fix the Opioid Crisis: Four Ideas

Anand Parekh, MD, Ashley Ridlon / Blog June 13, 2018

Will enacting hundreds of well-intentioned policy proposals reduce opioid overdose deaths, the numbers of newly addicted Americans, and the costs to society?

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New BPC Report Calls for More Collaboration between HUD and HHS

Housing / Press Release June 4, 2018

Federal health and housing policies should be more tightly linked to improve the health outcomes and quality of life for vulnerable Americans.

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HUD-HHS Partnerships

Housing / Research June 4, 2018

BPC highlights the importance of safe, affordable housing—recognizing that the integration of health and housing has the potential to improve outcomes and reduce costs.

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Affordable Care Act Advocates and Critics Agree on Health Care Recommendations

Health / Press Release August 30, 2017

BPC’s proposal also explains the federal budgetary cost of each recommendation and provides a menu of policy options Congress could enact to offset any new spending.

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Future of Health Care: Bipartisan Policies and Recommendations

Health / Research August 30, 2017

BPC’s Future of Health Care experts present a set of policies they see as having the most potential for meaningful short-term policy impact. They have identified some key areas where ongoing legislative changes should be made to make health care in America more affordable, accessible, reliable, and sustainable over the long-term, all the while retaining adequate incentives for innovation.

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Cost Sharing Reduction Subsidies: What Are They and How Are They at Risk?

Peter Fise / Blog June 8, 2017

This BPC Deep Dive examines what CSR subsidies are and how these subsidy payments are affected by current legal and political uncertainty.

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Five Observations on Trump’s Budget and Discretionary Spending on Health and Science

Anand Parekh, MD / Blog May 25, 2017

The FY2018 President’s Budget for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has significant implications for medicine, public health, and science.

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What Trump Can Do on Vaccines

Health / News April 11, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that most children who died from the flu were not vaccinated.

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Caring for Individuals Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

Health / September 20, 2016 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

When Medicare and Medicaid services are well-coordinated, patients with care-sensitive ambulatory conditions have fewer hospitalizations and emergency room visits.

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Middle-Income Seniors Face Obstacles to Healthy Aging at Home

Andy Winkler / Blog June 8, 2016

More homeowners are carrying mortgage debt later in life, restraining the ability of seniors to finance retirement and age with options in their communities.

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