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An Important Update from our President and CEO, Shelley Lyford

April 22, 2020 The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is putting enormous and unprecedented strain on our entire population and placing new and significant pressures on our fragile system of healthcare and social services, and our once mighty economy. And while no one is immune from COVID-19, the data is clear that seniors and people with underlying chronic… Read more »

How Runaway Healthcare Costs are a Threat to Older Adults and What to do About It

New Report Outlines Common Sense Approaches to Solving America’s Healthcare Cost Crisis WASHINGTON, DC and SAN DIEGO, CA – Feb. 6, 2020 – Empowering Medicare to directly negotiate drug prices, accelerating the adoption of value-based care, using philanthropy as a catalyst for reform and expanding senior-specific models of care are among recommendations for reducing healthcare… Read more »

West Health Policy Center Commissioned Analysis

Proposed changes to the Medicare Part D benefit design have significant financial implications for all Part D stakeholders, including the federal government, Part D beneficiaries, and pharmaceutical manufacturers.