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Press Release: New V-BID Center Video, “Precision Co-Pay Assistance Programs”

January 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases

New V-BID Center Video Details How Precision Co-Pay Assistance Programs Enhance Access to Clinically Indicated Therapies 

 

 

Consumer cost-sharing for prescription drugs is high and getting […]

2018 NDAA Supports Precision Benefit Design for Pharmaceuticals

December 14th, 2017|Categories: News

2018 NDAA Supports Precision Benefit Design for Pharmaceuticals
On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, the President signed the $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal […]

Press Release: CMS Expands MA-VBID Model Test in 2019

November 28th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases

On November 22, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced updates to the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (MA-VBID) model. 

The model […]

Press Release: “Top Five” Low-Value Services Identified for Purchaser Action

November 21st, 2017|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 [...]

V-BID Center Fall Update 2017

October 27th, 2017|Categories: Monthly Updates, News

This update features policy developments, media reports, and events supporting continued momentum for multiple V-BID Center initiatives.

V-BID Center Receives the 2017 National Forum Public Policy Award

October 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, News, Other Events, Press Releases

The National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention annually recognizes individuals and organizations who have made exceptional contributions to heart disease and stroke […]

Alexander-Murray Bipartisan Bill

October 18th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases

 

New Alexander-Murray bipartisan bill includes V-BID
Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) reached an agreement on Tuesday, October 17th regarding their bipartisan bill […]

Press Release: “Clinically Nuanced” Medicaid Cost-Sharing Highlighted in the Journal of Medical Economics

October 4th, 2017|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: Exploring Unnecessary Health Spending in Health Affairs

October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases

Study Identifies Unexpected Contributor to Rising Health Costs: Low-Cost Services
As the U.S. health care system searches for ways to cut costs while improving quality, […]

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

September 27th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases

September 26, 2017 – Today, the United States Senate passed S. 870,  Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of […]