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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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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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A Guide to the 2017 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ Reports

Economy / Research October 11, 2017

The public trustees for Social Security and Medicare have been essential to the oversight of program finances since the official positions were established in 1983.

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Financial Alignment Initiative for Medicare-Medicaid Patients Holds Potential for Improved Outcomes

Health / Press Release August 18, 2017

A new report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center highlights the opportunities and challenges of a federal demonstration program that seeks to better integrate care and payment structures for patients who receive both Medicare and Medicaid services.

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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 Health Policy Experts Urge Congress to Extend CSR Subsidies by Mid-August

Health / Press Release July 24, 2017

Statement from the Bipartisan Policy Center Expert Panel on the Future of Health Care

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BPC Comment Letter on Affordable Care Act Regulatory Burdens and Market Stability

Health / Research July 12, 2017

BPC submits comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’on changes to Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) regulations that could promote increased stability of the individual health insurance market and affordability of coverage.

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Financing Long-Term Services and Supports

Health / Research July 11, 2017

Recent analyses suggest that roughly 52 percent of individuals turning age 65 will require long-term services and supports at some point in their life. In this final report, BPC offers recommendations to improve the financing of long-term services and supports.

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The Upcoming Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ Reports: A Preview

Economy / Research June 22, 2017

It has helped immeasurably that the two public trustees have generally striven to operate as a bipartisan team, rather than dividing to offer competing partisan perspectives.

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Balancing Coverage and Cost in Medicaid

Health / June 29, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

Join us June 29 for the Bipartisan Policy Center’s third in a series of public events to develop effective and politically viable solutions to our nation’s health care challenges. As the Senate considers H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of…

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