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    National Health Spending in 2015

    Economists and statisticians with the group Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services presented their findings on U.S. health care spending in 2015. According to their report, health care…

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    Secretary Burwell on Health Care Policy

    Secretary Sylvia Burwell participated in a policy breakfast with reporters. She talked about the Obama administration’s Ebola response in the U.S. and in West Africa, and addressed several…

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    National Health Spending in 2012

    Officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services talked about health care spending in 2012. They said the recent slowdown in health spending continued, but the Affordable Care…

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    National Health Spending in 2011

    Experts from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid released their report on health spending trends in 2011. They used charts to demonstrate that increases in Medicare spending were offset…

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    Health Insurance and Consumer Issues

    Karen Pollitz talked about Health and Human Services Department efforts to help consumers understand their insurance options as the new health care law is implemented. Among the new tools…

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    Health Care and 2010 Midterm Elections

    Leading Democratic and Republican pollsters talked about the role health care has played in 2010 midterm elections. Wilt Ayres talked about the Republican Party view of the health care law,…

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    Primary Care Health Policy, Part 1

    Secretary Sebelius made opening remarks at a forum on improving and administering primary health care. She was followed by remarks on the current crisis in primary health care and various…

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    Primary Care Health Policy, Part 3

    Participants talked about the current crisis in primary health care and various proposals for addressing the problems in the system. They also focused on several pilot programs, models, and…

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    Primary Care Health Policy, Part 2

    Participants talked about implementing health care policy and the administration of primary health care by building cooperative teams. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Long-Term Health Care and Living Venues, Panel 2

    Health policy and aging experts talked about the challenges of providing sustained quality care to the disabled and aged in assisted living arrangements.

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    National Health Spending in 2008

    Officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services spoke about a report on 2008 health care spending which found significant slowing of government spending. Following their…

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    Long-Term Health Care Services, Panel 1

    Health policy and aging experts talked about the challenges of providing sustained quality care to the disabled and aged.

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    Peter Orszag on Health Care Legislation

    Peter Orszag talked about the status of health care legislation. In his remarks he talked about economists' recommendations for health care legislation and compared those recommendations…

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    End of Life Issues and Health Care Legislation

    Panelists talked about end of life issues in relation to a proposal to pay physicians under Medicare to conduct advance-planning consultations with patients. Topics “final illness” costs,…

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    Government Role in Health Care

    Health Affairs Magazine held a conference to address key issues in health care reform and to discuss facts and fictions about health care legislation. Health Affairs editor-in-chief Susan Dentzer…

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    Congressional Staff Health Care Panel

    Congressional staff members talked about health care policy. They talked about the types of bills that both the House and Senate are considering, focusing on the effects of the bills and the likelihood…

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    National Health Policy Conference

    Senator Baucus and Representative Becerra talked about various health care proposals and issues affecting health care providers and consumers. Among the issues they addressed were the costs…

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    Health Care Costs

    Peter Orzag announced the release of the Congressional Budget Office’s report, “Long-term Outlook for Health Care Spending.” He said the report explains new methodology for projecting…

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    Health Care Spending Projections

    Members of the National Health Statistics Group announced their ten-year health care spending projections report. Topics included spending growth, medical price inflation, decreased…

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    Prescription Drug Pricing

    Professor Danzon presented a new report which compares average price levels for pharmaceuticals in eight countries relative to the United States. She explained the mathematical and…

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