Briefs

Precision Patient Assistance Programs to Enhance Access to Clinically Indicated Therapies: Right Drug, Right Time, Right Cost-Share

June 5th, 2017|Categories: Briefs

Precision Patient Assistance Programs to Enhance Access to Clinically Indicated Therapies: Right Drug, Right Time, Right Cost-Share

Consumer cost-sharing for medical care and medications is […]

Cost-Sharing for Immunizations in Medicare: Impacts on Beneficiaries and Recommendations for Policymakers

May 5th, 2017|Categories: Briefs

Cost-Sharing for Immunizations in Medicare: Impacts on Beneficiaries and Recommendations for Policymakers

Vaccine-preventable diseases affecting adults cost the US nearly $9 billion per year, including […]

V-BID in Action: A Profile of Connecticut’s Health Enhancement Program

February 21st, 2017|Categories: Briefs

V-BID in Action: A Profile of Connecticut’s Health Enhancement Program
Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID)—hailed as a “game changer” by the National Coalition on Health Care— […]

A ‘Dynamic’ Approach to Consumer Cost-Sharing for Prescription Drugs

September 7th, 2016|Categories: Briefs

A ‘Dynamic’ Approach to Consumer Cost-Sharing for Prescription Drugs
Access to, and levels of spending on, prescription drugs has become an important public policy issue. […]

V-BID in Action: The Role of Cost-Sharing in Health Disparities

August 26th, 2016|Categories: Briefs

V-BID in Action: The Role of Cost-Sharing in Health Disparities
The existence of health disparities among specific populations has long been recognized; substantial variations in health […]

Enhancing Flexibility in HSA-HDHP Design by Applying V-BID & Clinical Nuance Principles to Better Align the “Preventive Services Safe Harbor”

July 18th, 2016|Categories: Briefs

Enhancing Flexibility in HSA-HDHP Design by Applying V-BID & Clinical Nuance Principles to Better Align the “Preventive Services Safe Harbor”

Shifting the health care system […]

Strategies for Health Insurance Exchanges to Promote Value-Based Insurance Design

July 13th, 2016|Categories: Briefs

Strategies for Health Insurance Exchanges to Promote Value-Based Insurance Design

About $25 billion in federal funding will flow through state health insurance exchanges in 2014, providing […]

Health Information Technology & V-BID: A Synergistic Combination Introduction

July 13th, 2016|Categories: Briefs

Health Information Technology & V-BID: A Synergistic Combination Introduction
Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID) is an innovative approach that can improve clinical outcomes and contain costs.  The […]

Narrow Networks and Value-Based Insurance Design

April 20th, 2016|Categories: Briefs

Narrow Networks and Value-Based Insurance Design

Narrow networks aim to improve patient outcomes and increase quality of care by establishing a pool of providers to […]

March 2015: Potential Role for “Clinically Nuanced” V-BID Plans in Private Exchanges

March 15th, 2015|Categories: Briefs

Potential Role for “Clinically Nuanced” V-BID Plans in Private Exchanges
Growth in Private Exchanges
Employers are increasingly challenged to offer competitive benefits that attract and retain […]