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Health Care Costs: What You Need to Know

Briefing Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The briefing will explore the trends in health care costs in both the public and private sectors. It will explain recent moderate growth rates, along with possible reasons and prospects for the future. This session will be especially helpful to congressional staff members new to the issue, but it will also be a useful review for anyone working on health care policy. Read More

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April 1, 2015: Health Care Costs 101

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Recent Briefings

Medicare provides health insurance coverage to 54 million people aged 65 and over and younger people with permanent disabilities. In 2013, Medicare spending accounted for 14 percent of the federal budget. Read More

With some states grappling over whether to expand Medicaid, and Congress facing big decisions about the future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), this briefing reviewed the basics about both programs and discuss current issues.  Read More

Efforts are underway throughout the Medicare program to better manage beneficiaries’ chronic conditions, with the goal of improving quality and lowering the costs of care. With an estimated 31 million Medicare beneficiaries suffering from a chronic condition such as cardiovascular disorders, diabetes and cancer, many still do not receive the coordinated services they need to manage their chronic conditions, and beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions incur higher-than-average spending. However, traditional fee-for-service Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and newer models such as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) differ in the tools and methods available to manage chronic care.  Read More


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