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The CHRONIC Care bill is expected to lower Medicare costs and streamline care coordination services. (Photo: Shutterstock)

While the big story of the week is the GOP’s failure to pass its Obamacare repeal bill, the Senate did have some success in other areas. On Tuesday, the Senate passed a bipartisan bill intended to improve Medicare and make it more efficient.

The Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act amends how Medicare pays for various chronic conditions, in effect lowering the costs.

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