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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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Evidence-Based Care for Chronically Ill Patients

Health / Press Release February 9, 2017

Traditional Medicare fee-for-service reimbursement does not promote evidence-based, patient-centered care for patients with multiple chronic conditions.

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First CBO Report of FY 2017 Highlights Worrisome Fiscal Trends

Economy / Press Release November 7, 2016

With the economy showing positive signs on employment, now is the right time to phase in commonsense deficit reduction policies.

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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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OMB, CBO Show Annual Budget Deficit Up First Time Since 2011

Economy / Press Release October 17, 2016

The federal budget deficit for FY 2016 rose over the previous year, showing that the recent trend of annual declines in deficits has ended.

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What Opportunities Will Congress And President Have To Improve Health Policy?

Health / News October 11, 2016

While ideological divides on health care policy remain wide, the next Congress and administration will face several key issues that will require bipartisan collaboration to address.

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BPC Calls for Aligning Medicare-Medicaid Services

Health / Press Release September 20, 2016

An estimated 10.3 million low-income, elderly patients and individuals with disabilities qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid.

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Improving Care for Individuals Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

Health / Research September 20, 2016

Public health researchers have joined with health plans and provider organizations to better understand and document treatment of patients with complex needs.

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Moving the needle on health care transformation

Health / News August 19, 2016

Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Bill Frist press for innovative ways to fundamentally transform the approach to health care in America.

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Integrating Health Care And Housing To Promote Healthy Aging

Housing / News May 23, 2016

Ensuring a safe, age-friendly home and utilizing the home as a potential site of care for seniors should be seen as important policy objectives to support care management.

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