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…
This letter provides information about program finances that would typically be included in the public trustees’ annual letter to the public.
CONFERENCE CALL: The Financial Future of Social Security and Medicare – Highlights from the Trustees’ 2018 Reports
Join us for a call on June 6 as we discuss key takeaways from the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ reports.
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.
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.
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.
Charles P. Blahous III & Robert Reischauer: Now More Than Ever, Social Security and Medicare Need Their Public Trustees
Two key seats have been vacant for years; that must change.
Both programs face substantial, certain, and worsening financial challenges that grow more difficult to resolve with each additional year of delay.
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.