Ideas. Action. Results.

How Can We Fix the Opioid Crisis: Four Ideas

Anand Parekh, MD, Ashley Ridlon / Blog June 13, 2018

Will enacting hundreds of well-intentioned policy proposals reduce opioid overdose deaths, the numbers of newly addicted Americans, and the costs to society?

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Anand Parekh & Caitlin Krutsick: Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Boosts Health Policy

Health / News November 27, 2017

Better integration of health and housing policy should be a bipartisan goal.

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Bipartisanship in Action: Senate Finance Leaders Reach Deal to Extend Children’s Health Insurance Program

Health / Press Release September 13, 2017

BPC President Jason Grumet’s statement regarding the bipartisan agreement to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for five years.

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Medicare’s $31 billion challenge: preventing older adult falls

Health / News May 24, 2017

Anand Parekh and Katherine Hayes write about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s falls prevention policy proposal to tackle this public health challenge.

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New Medicare Recommendations Could Improve the Health of Chronically Ill Patients

Health / Press Release April 25, 2017

An estimated 3.65 million Medicare beneficiaries who live in community settings and have three or more chronic conditions and functional or cognitive impairment.

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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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Trump’s constant chaos accomplishes nothing

Economy / News February 3, 2017

Whatever elation Republicans experienced after an election that gave them majorities in both houses and won them the White House has morphed into anxiety, exhaustion and frustration.

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Ways to Expand Savings Options for Employees

Shai Akabas / Blog December 8, 2016

The unanimous support from the Senate Finance Committee for the RESA gives hope that policymakers can take meaningful action to improve retirement security.

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RESA Tax Provisions Aim to Improve Retirement Security

Shai Akabas / Blog December 6, 2016

The Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act would modify some of the existing retirement tax incentives in ways that would improve access to retirement savings.

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RESA Addresses Leakage from Retirement Savings Accounts

Shai Akabas / Blog November 28, 2016

Financial insecurity can cause many hard-working savers to prematurely withdraw funds from their retirement accounts for unexpected needs.

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