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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 Letter to the Public from the Former Public Trustees of Social Security and Medicare

Economy / Research June 14, 2018

This letter provides information about program finances that would typically be included in the public trustees’ annual letter to the public.

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CONFERENCE CALL: The Financial Future of Social Security and Medicare – Highlights from the Trustees’ 2018 Reports

Economy / June 6, 2018 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

Join us for a call on June 6 as we discuss key takeaways from the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ reports.

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A Preview of the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ Reports

Economy / Research May 23, 2018

This issue brief describes topics covered by the annual reports from the trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds and previews what we should note in 2018.

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Using Medicare to Improve Chronic Care: Opportunities and Challenges

Health / May 23, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

BPC recently explored how key provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 could be implemented to improve care for patients with multiple chronic conditions.

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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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Social Security, Medicare Finances Will Worsen with Inaction

Economy / Press Release October 11, 2017

Both programs face substantial, certain, and worsening financial challenges that grow more difficult to resolve with each additional year of delay.

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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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An Issue for All Ages: Retirement in America

Economy / October 11, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. ET

The former public trustees of Social Security and Medicare trust funds will offer an assessment of the state of these important programs.

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