As Poverty Awareness Month comes to an end this January, it’s a time for us to remember the strong relationship between poverty and health, and to consider the ongoing challenges of poverty among older adults.
Dec 21, 2018
Today the Trump Administration announced our overhaul of the program for Accountable Care Organizations, or “ACOs,” in Medicare.
Nov 27, 2018
When facing any policy issue, it helps to take a step back and run it through the lens of common-sense. Can you imagine going to the grocery store, getting the groceries you need for the week, but never knowing the price of your items until a week later when the store sends you a bill? Sadly, that’s how health care works every day.
Nov 26, 2018
From day one, President Trump has made it clear that lowering prescription drug costs is a top priority. In May, the President released his drug-pricing blueprint, which includes the most sweeping set of policies to lower drug prices ever put forth by an administration. HHS has been hard at work to make the President’s vision a reality – because the status quo is simply unacceptable.
Nov 16, 2018
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a report that demonstrates how empowering states can help reduce costs.