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Transitioning from Volume to Value: Accelerating the Shift to Alternative Payment Models

Health / Research July 30, 2015

Alternatives to fee-for-service have proliferated in recent years as the government, private insurers, and employers seek increased value in the health care system.

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Medicare bill: How 11 minutes of bipartisanship solved 12 years of frustration

Health / News March 26, 2015

It took exactly 11 minutes for John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi to strike a broad deal on the first structural reform of Medicare since President Obama took office.

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BPC Urges Congress to Pass Legislation to Reform Medicare and Extend Children’s Health Insurance

Health / Press Release March 25, 2015

The legislation would permanently replace Medicare’s SGR payment system, extend funding for CHIP, and implement structural reforms in Medicare.

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BPC Commends Negotiations on Medicare and Health Insurance Coverage for Lower-Income Children

Health / Press Release March 16, 2015

BPC has advocated for bipartisan collaboration to offset spending associated with Medicare and CHIP legislation, without resorting to budget gimmicks.

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Rivlin to Testify Before House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee on Solutions to Medicare SGR

Health / Press Release January 21, 2015

Rivlin will release two new white papers by BPC’s Health Project on alternative payment models designed to accelerate the transition to organized systems of care.

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Testimony by Alice Rivlin to the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee on the Medicare SGR

Alice M. Rivlin / Research January 21, 2015

The Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate should be fixed—permanently. Bipartisan, bicameral cooperation can solve a problem that everyone wants solved.

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Transitioning from Volume to Value: Opportunities and Challenges for Health Care Delivery System Reform

Health / Research August 19, 2014

Health care providers seeking to improve population health are often penalized under the current fee-for-service payment structure.

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The President’s Budget: Low Expectations and Election-Year Politics Yield Mediocrity

Katherine Hayes / Blog March 6, 2014

On Tuesday, President Obama released his proposed federal budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015. Unsurprisingly, with a divided Congress and mid-term elections in the offing, there is not much in the way of new initiatives to signal a shift in…

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