April 6, 2017 — Representative Diane Black (R-TN) introduced H.R.1995, cosponsored by Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), and Debbie Dingell (D-MI). The bill seeks […]
Value-Based Insurance Design: An Innovative Approach to Improve Medicare Advantage, Health Savings Accounts, and TRICARE
Washington, DC: On Tuesday, February 7, Representatives Diane Black (R-TN) and […]
Press Release: JAMA Internal Medicine – “Smarter” Deductibles to Better Engage Consumers and Mitigate Cost-Related Nonadherence
As Washington grapples with the fate of the Affordable Care Act, a pair of health care researchers has proposed a new way to design health insurance plans [...]
President Signs Defense Bill Authorizing TRICARE V-BID Pilot
On Friday, December 23rd, 2016, the President signed a $619 billion defense bill that calls for a […]
December 6, 2016 – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., along with Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and […]
2017 Defense Bill Calls for Expanded Role for V-BID in TRICARE Program
House and Senate conferees have agreed to an almost $619 billion defense budget […]
Thursday, October 27, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-UT, and Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-OR, along with Senators Johnny Isakson, R-GA, and Mark […]
Ann Arbor, MI -- If you've tried to see a doctor, fill a prescription or get a diagnostic test lately, you've probably had to pay more out of your own pocket than you would have even a few years ago. Most insurance plans have increased [...]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation is announcing refinements to the design of the second year of the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (MA-VBID) model.
Increasing enrollment in high-deductible health plans paired with a health savings account (HSA-HDHP) is changing the health insurance landscape.
As outlined by the U.S. Treasury […]