BPC’s health team strives to develop bipartisan policies that improve the nation’s health outcomes and reduce preventable health care costs. The policy areas we focus on span public health and prevention; coverage, payment, and delivery of health services and long-term care; biomedical research; and innovative technologies. Our recommendations are geared towards the public and private sectors to improve the health and health care of all Americans and their communities. Experts such as former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Bill Frist, M.D., and Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman provide leadership for many of our health initiatives.
Expanding the Use of Real-World Evidence in Regulatory and Value-Based Payment Decision-Making for Drugs and Biologics
Health in All Policies (HiAP)
Addressing Rural Hospital Closures Through Infrastructure Reform
Good Health Is Good Business
Improving Care for the Sickest Medicare Beneficiaries Is Imperative
Tracking Federal Funding to Combat the Opioid Crisis
Next Steps in Chronic Care
When President Trump entered office the deficit was $585b. Using latest OMB Mid-Session update, deficit will reach $1.045 trillion at the end of the President's first term, a 79% increase. Remember campaign promise to balance the budget?
Mass shootings represent the very worst of our society. We need to treat gun violence as a public health issue, ensure law enforcement is focused on domestic terrorists, and elect leaders that help bring out the best in us as opposed to the worst.
The Future Role of Government in Health Information Technology and Digital Health
A Policy Roadmap for Individuals with Complex Care Needs
Our work is driven by the moral imperative to Improve population health, create a more value-based, patient-centered health care system, and reduce the burden of costs on our families, businesses and government. Creating politically viable solutions for sustainable change is our top priority.
BPC’s Health Project develops bipartisan policy recommendations that will improve health care quality, lower costs, and enhance coverage and delivery. Our work focuses on coverage and access to care, delivery system reform, cost containment, chronic and long-term care, and rural and behavioral health.