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New Report Identifies Barriers and Policy Options to Integrating Clinical and Mental Health

Health / Press Release January 24, 2019

A new report released today by the Bipartisan Policy Center examines the major barriers to integrating clinical health care and mental health services in the United States.

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BPC’s Hoagland and Hayes on Failure to Include Health Insurance Legislation in House Spending Bill for Fiscal Year 2018

Health / Press Release March 22, 2018

Statement on the failure of the House of Representatives to include funding for improving the affordability of the individual insurance market in the government’s spending bill.

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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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Statement on Alexander-Murray Health Care Deal

Health / Press Release October 17, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center applauds the tireless efforts of Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) to reach bipartisan agreement on a near-term insurance market stabilization proposal.

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BPC Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Stop Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments to Health Insurers

Health / Press Release October 13, 2017

The decision by President Trump to immediately stop payment of the cost-sharing subsidies provided through the Affordable Care Act is very short-sighted.

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Update on Demonstrations for Dual-Eligible Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries

Health / Research August 18, 2017

This report provides a status update on the Financial Alignment Initiative. The Financial Alignment Initiative was launched in 2011 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in partnership with states and insurance plans to test how to better manage and coordinate Medicare and Medicaid services.

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BPC Applauds Move Toward Bipartisan Health Reform

Health / Press Release August 3, 2017

BPC commends the scheduling of bipartisan hearings in September to craft bipartisan reforms to stabilize the individual insurance market.

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CSRs Should Be Addressed Before Congressional Recess

Health / Press Release July 27, 2017

BPC believes it is imperative to fund health insurance cost-sharing subsidy (CSR) payments before Congress leaves for August recess.

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How Can Americans Afford Long-Term Care? BPC Releases New Recommendations

Health / Press Release July 11, 2017

Paying for long-term care is a major financial challenge and heavy burden for many individuals and families living in the United States, often depleting their retirement savings. Today, the Bipartisan Policy Center releases its second set of recommendations for improving the financing and delivery of long-term care.

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Medicare’s $31 billion challenge: preventing older adult falls

Health / News May 24, 2017

Anand Parekh and Katherine Hayes write about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s falls prevention policy proposal to tackle this public health challenge.

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