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The Basics — January 4, 2016
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Medicare Part B Premiums and Social Security Benefits
The Basics — November 24, 2015
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Health Policy Essentials 2015
Briefing Book — February 6, 2015
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD, Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Moving Toward Global Payment: Maryland’s New All-Payer Model
Forum Session — May 30, 2014
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Sorting Out the Complex World of Medicare Post-Acute Care
Forum Session — March 18, 2014
Authors: William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant & Sally Coberly, PhD

CMS-State Demonstration for Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries: Implementing the Financial Alignment Initiative
Forum Session — December 6, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Seeking Value in Medicare: Addressing Quality and Cost
Forum Session — November 22, 2013
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Seeking Value in Medicare: Performance Measurement for Clinical Professionals
Issue Brief No. 852 — October 30, 2013
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Restructuring Medicare Cost Sharing: Exploring Options to Protect Low-Income Beneficiaries
Forum Session — August 2, 2013
Author: Sally Coberly, PhD

Medicare Advantage Update: Benefits, Enrollment, and Payments After the ACA
Issue Brief No. 850 — July 19, 2013
Author: Kathryn Linehan

The Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program: Time for an Update?
Forum Session — June 21, 2013
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Consultant

Getting the Price Right: Ensuring Access and Promoting Efficiency in Medicare Advantage
Forum Session — May 17, 2013
Author: Kathryn Linehan

Health Policy Essentials: Aging in America: Trends in Income, Health, and Personal Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — April 12, 2013
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Rethinking Medicare's Cost Sharing and Supplemental Coverage: Options and Implications
Forum Session — April 12, 2013
Author: Kathryn Linehan

Health Policy Essentials: Medicare and Health Care Spending
Fundamentals Briefing — February 8, 2013
Authors: Kathryn Linehan & Sally Coberly, PhD

Breaking Down Silos of Care: Integration of Social Support Services with Health Care Delivery
Forum Session — October 19, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Recent Proposals to Limit Medigap Coverage and Modify Medicare Cost Sharing
Issue Brief No. 845 — February 24, 2012
Author: Kathryn Linehan

Improving Care for Dual Eligible Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries: One Size Does Not Fit All
Forum Session — January 27, 2012
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicare Supplemental Coverage: Weighing the Consequences and Trade-Offs for Medicare Spending and Beneficiaries
Forum Session — December 9, 2011
Author: Kathryn Linehan

Preventing Hospital Readmissions: How Can Care Transitions for Medicare Beneficiaries Be Improved?
Forum Session — October 28, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Revisiting Financing and Delivery of Care to Duals: One Size May Not Fit All
Special Briefing — October 21, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Fiscal Pressure and Hospital Financial Position
Forum Session — July 29, 2011
Authors: Laura A. Dummit & Kathryn Linehan

Medical Care for the Elderly Living at Home: Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) and Hospital-at-Home Programs
Forum Session — July 22, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Medicare's Vision of Accountable Care Organizations: Will Providers Have the Same View?
Forum Session — May 20, 2011
Author: Laura A. Dummit

Boomers and the Budget: Implications of an Aging Society
Forum Session — May 13, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Long-Term Services and Supports
Fundamentals Briefing — April 1, 2011
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Health Policy Essentials: The Fundamentals of Health Care Spending, Growth, and Managing Costs
Fundamentals Briefing — February 18, 2011
Author: Laura A. Dummit

The Primary Care Safety Net: Strained, Transitioning, Critical
Background Paper No. 79 — September 28, 2010
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Prevention and Early Detection of Health Care Fraud, Abuse, and Waste
Forum Session — October 30, 2009
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Great Expectations: Managing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Forum Session — May 1, 2009
Author: Laura A. Dummit

Coordinating Care for People with Multiple Chronic Conditions: The Guided Care Model and Other Innovative Approaches
Site Visit — April 17 & August 7, 2009
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Coordinating Care for Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Searching for the Holy Grail
Forum Session — March 27, 2009
Author: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 15–16, 2009
Authors: Christie Provost Peters, Jennifer Ryan & Mary Ellen Stahlman

Medicare's Hospice Benefit: In the Spotlight
Forum Session — August 1, 2008
Author: Mary Ellen Stahlman

Medicare Demonstrations
The Basics — July 30, 2008
Author: Amanda Cassidy, Consultant

The Fundamentals of Medicare Demonstrations
Background Paper No. 63 — July 22, 2008
Author: Amanda Cassidy, Consultant

Physician Income and Medical Practice Differences Across Specialties: Should Medicare Care?
Small-Group Session — May 2, 2008
Author: Laura A. Dummit

Running Up the Health Care Tab: Will We Have Buyer's Remorse?
Forum Session — January 17, 2008
Authors: Mary Ellen Stahlman & Christie Provost Peters

Medicare Advantage Payment Policy
Background Paper — September 24, 2007
Author: Mark Merlis, Consultant

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — February 22–23, 2007
Authors: Christie Provost Peters & Mary Ellen Stahlman

Updating Medicare's Physician Fees: The Sustainable Growth Rate Methodology
Issue Brief No. 818 — November 10, 2006
Author: Laura A. Dummit

Medicare Provider Payments: Proposals from MedPAC and the Administration
Forum Session — March 31, 2006
Author: Laura A. Dummit

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 13–14, 2005
Authors: Nora Super & Jennifer Ryan

Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: Two for One or Double Jeopardy?
Forum Session — October 22, 2003
Authors: Nora Super & Jennifer Ryan

Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid: Two for One or Double Jeopardy?
Issue Brief No. 794 — September 30, 2003
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Nora Super

Shaping Public Programs through Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Waivers: The Fundamentals
Background Paper — September 15, 2003
Author: Cynthia Shirk, Consultant

The Geography of Medicare: Explaining Differences in Payment and Costs
Forum Session — July 30, 2003
Author: Nora Super

The Geography of Medicare: Explaining Differences in Payment and Costs
Issue Brief No. 792 — July 3, 2003
Author: Nora Super

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid: Fundamentals and Issues for the New Congress
Fundamentals Briefing — January 23–24, 2003
Authors: Nora Super & Jennifer Ryan

The Medicare and Medicaid Intersection: Caring for Arizona's Seniors
Site Visit — November 12–14, 2002
Authors: Nora Super, Lisa Sprague, MBA & Judith D. Moore

Managing Advanced Illness: A Quality and Cost Challenge to Medicare, Medicaid, and Private Insurers
Forum Session — July 18, 2002
Author: Karen Matherlee

Average Wholesale Price for Prescription Drugs: Is There a More Appropriate Pricing Mechanism?
Forum Session — July 12, 2002
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

Managing Advanced Illness: A Quality and Cost Challenge to Medicare, Medicaid, and Private Insurers
Issue Brief No. 779 — June 20, 2002
Author: Karen Matherlee

Average Wholesale Price for Prescription Drugs: Is There a More Appropriate Pricing Mechanism?
Issue Brief No. 775 — June 7, 2002
Author: Dawn M. Gencarelli

Transitions along the Continuum of Care: Elderly and Disabled Persons in New York
Site Visit — March 4–5, 2002
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Nora Super

Federal and State Perspectives on GME Reform
Issue Brief No. 764 — June 22, 2001
Author: Karen Matherlee

Federal and State Perspectives on GME Reform
Forum Session — June 22, 2001
Author: Karen Matherlee

Health Care Financing Administration Central Office
Site Visit — May 5, 2001
Author: Nora Super

Reflections on HCFA: Former Administrators Speak Their Minds
Forum Session — February 23, 2001
Author: Nora Super

Hospital-Based Health Care Systems: The Post-BBA Era
Workshop — April 27–28, 2000
Authors: Nora Super, Lisa Sprague, MBA & Karen Matherlee

Site Visit to Seattle — University of Washington Academic Medical Center
Site Visit — April 10–11, 2000
Author: Karen Matherlee

Site Visit to Detroit — Henry Ford Health System
Site Visit — March 20, 2000
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Site Visit to Richmond and Hampton Roads — Bon Secours Health System, Inc.
Site Visit — March 16–17, 2000
Author: Nora Super

Canada's Generalist Training: Are There Lessons for the United States?
Issue Brief No. 742 — June 25, 1999
Author: Lee A. Hawkins, Consultant

Canada's Generalist Training: Are There Lessons for the United States?
Forum Session — June 25, 1999
Author: Lee A. Hawkins, Consultant

Medicare Coverage and Technology Diffusion: Past, Present, and Future
Issue Brief No. 722 — July 9, 1998
Author: Robin J. Strongin

Medicare Coverage and Technology Diffusion: Past, Present, and Future
Forum Session — July 9, 1998
Author: Robin J. Strongin

Federal Support of Medical Education: Framing the Issues for the Systems Reform Debate
Issue Brief No. 648 — May 6, 1994
Author: Karen Matherlee

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