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H.R.1995 to Expand V-BID Medicare Advantage Model Test to All 50 States

April 7th, 2017|Categories: Events, News

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 […]

V-BID Congressional Briefing, February 7, 2017

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Briefings, Events, News, Press Releases

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

January 9th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases

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 [...]

Press Release: President Signs Defense Bill Authorizing V-BID Pilot in TRICARE

December 26th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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 […]

Press Release: Senate Bill Expands V-BID Medicare Demonstration to all 50 States

December 8th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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 […]

Press Release: 2017 National Defense Authorization Act calls for V-BID Demonstration

December 1st, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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 […]

Press Release: Bipartisan Senate Proposal calls for Expanded Role for V-BID in Medicare Program

October 31st, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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 […]

Press Release: One size should not fit all when it comes to our out-of-pocket health care costs

October 31st, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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 [...]

Press Release: Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model Expansion

October 7th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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.

Press Release: NPR/WSJ Reports Highlight Need for HSA-HDHP Reform

September 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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 […]