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Care for High-Need, High-Cost Medicare Patients

Peter Fise / Blog February 9, 2017

Medicare regulations and payment rules can often erect barriers to innovating evidence-based care designs to address non-clinical needs.

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Containing the Growth of Health Care Costs

Ben Ritz / Blog October 3, 2016

While the recession slowed the growth in federal health spending, it is beginning to increase once again—this time as a result of the aging population.

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How Federal Policies Impact Innovation and Costs of Pharmaceutical Therapies

Marisa Salemme / Blog May 17, 2016

BPC continued its series on affordable medicines, examining the role of federal government policy on pharmaceutical innovation, market competition, and costs.

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With Health Care in the Spotlight, Experts Discuss Affordability of Medicines

Marisa Salemme / Blog April 22, 2016

The money spent on prescription drugs as a share of total health care spending has risen in recent years, raising questions about drug prices, costs, and access.

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The President’s Budget: Low Expectations and Election-Year Politics Yield Mediocrity

Katherine Hayes / Blog March 6, 2014

On Tuesday, President Obama released his proposed federal budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015. Unsurprisingly, with a divided Congress and mid-term elections in the offing, there is not much in the way of new initiatives to signal a shift in…

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