Working to find actionable solutions to the nation's key challenges.

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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Accountability in Higher Ed: Why Not Share the Risk?

Kenneth Megan / Blog January 30, 2018

What does the current institutional accountability system look like, and how can it be improved and reformed?

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Statement on Alexander-Murray Health Care Deal

Health / Press Release October 17, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center applauds the tireless efforts of Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) to reach bipartisan agreement on a near-term insurance market stabilization proposal.

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Senate HELP Committee’s Passage of Bipartisan FDA Reauthorization Important Milestone for Patients

Health / Press Release May 11, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center applauds the Senate HELP Committee for passing the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017.

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Government Spending Bill Includes Important Funding for Accelerating Cures

Janet M. Marchibroda, Timothy Swope / Blog May 5, 2017

The bill provides a $2 billion increase in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support important research.

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FDA User Fees are Critical to Bringing Safe, Effective Cures to Patients

Health / Press Release April 26, 2017

User fees play a critical role in providing the FDA the resources it needs to maintain the gold standard in both the review and approval of drugs

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Considerations for the FDA's User Fee Reauthorization Bill

Health / Research April 26, 2017

Timely completion and passage of FDA user fee reauthorization legislation is a crucial next step toward helping Americans in need.

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21st Century Cures Act Big Win for Patients

Health / Press Release November 30, 2016

The passage of the 21st Century Cures Act in the House is a significant opportunity to bring the promise of cures to millions with life-threatening diseases.

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Bipartisan action will accelerate cures for Americans

Health / News November 22, 2016

Congress has four remaining work weeks in Washington to hash out the budget and hopefully finish work on the “21st Century Cures” legislation.

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A History of Medical Breakthroughs Between Cubs World Series Titles

Sam Watters / Blog November 3, 2016

As the Chicago Cubs celebrate their historic victory, policymakers will deliberate over legislation to set the stage for the next century of medical discoveries.

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