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Focused on ensuring the long-term security of Medicare
Focused on ensuring the long-term security of Medicare

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Check out this piece by PFM co-chairs Kenneth Thorpe and Douglas Holtz-Eakin on Medicare reform and the budget that was featured in The Hill.

Today PFM released its Medicare Reform Proposal Comparison. Overwhelming consensus exists across proposals - as well as on Capitol Hill - on the need to update Medicare's fee-for-service (FFS) payment structure. PFM has created a grid that provides a side-by-side comparison of the Medicare provisions in recent reform proposals by The Brookings Institution, Bipartisan Policy Center and The Commonwealth Fund. Read the full comparison here: bit.ly/18DPcYY

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Read PFM Co-Chair Kenneth Thorpe's blog post in Health Affairs on "A New Benefit Option For Medicare Beneficiaries."

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Read PFM Co-Chair Kenneth Thorpe's blog post on "the need for more coordinated approaches to chronic care management" to make Medicare a more efficient, capable system.

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Check out the study that PFM Advisory Board member Katherine Baicker co-authored on #Medicare Advantage & hospital utilization.

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PFM advisory board member Kavita Patel, M.D., recently participated in The Atlantic's Health Care Forum. Read more about her experience here.

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You can watch the video of PFM Co-chair Kenneth Thorpe's presentation on chronic disease and rising Medicare costs, as well as his discussion of Medicare cost drivers, at last week's Health Affairs event on "Tackling the Cost Conundrum."

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Check out PFM Co-chair Kenneth Thorpe's recent blog post on tackling the "cost conundrum," or the issue of rising health care costs.

Read our new fact sheet on Medicare and the SGR: http://bit.ly/12dPKlP

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PFM co-chair Kenneth Thorpe was quoted about Medicare spending and chronic conditions in Ezra Klein's Wonkblog post.
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