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Caring for High-Need, High-Cost Medicare Patients

Health / Research February 9, 2017

Research suggests that for high-need, high-cost patients the application of non-clinical interventions and other social supports can improve health outcomes.

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Senate Draft Proposal Offers Promise for America’s Chronically Ill

Health / Press Release October 28, 2016

The proposal recognizes the complex needs of those with multiple chronic conditions and has the potential to improve health care quality and reduce costs.

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Legislation Could Reduce Risk of Retirees Outliving Savings

Ben Ritz / Blog October 27, 2016

The vast majority of 401(k) plan participants and their beneficiaries are on their own to make savings last throughout the remainder of their lives.

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BPC Supports HELP Committee Strategy for Health Innovation Legislation

Health / Press Release March 8, 2016

The Senate HELP Committee’s health innovation legislative package includes three bills that align with BPC’s recommendations.

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10 Ways to Advance Medical Innovation This Year

Janet M. Marchibroda, Ashley Ridlon / Blog March 3, 2016

Patients and clinicians should be encouraged to know the Senate HELP Committee continues its work toward legislation on innovative drugs and medical devices.

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Biennial Budgeting Could Help Ease Logjam

Ben Ritz / Blog August 11, 2015

When Congress fails in performing its most basic function of adopting a budget, reform is necessary.

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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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