On September 20, 2016, the Health Affairs Blog published a post that highlights the importance of reducing low-value health care in the United States.
Access to prescription drugs is a hot-button health care issue. Committing to policies that encourage lower cost, first-line drugs — while ensuring access to […]
On August 10, 2016, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation announced changes to the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (MA-VBID) model.
The MA-VBID model […]
On August 10, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced refinements to the design of the second year of the Medicare Advantage […]
Washington, July 13, 2016 – According to the American College of Physicians (ACP), consumer cost-sharing, particularly deductibles, may cause patients to forgo or delay care, […]
Washington, D.C.– Representatives Diane Black (R-TN) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced H.R. 5652 “Access to Better Care Act of 2016.” This bill provides high deductible health plans […]
Today, the House Republicans released their Report from the Health Care Reform Task Force, a white paper outlining a number of policy proposals they believe […]
This month's news update features support for V-BID on Capitol Hill, continued momentum for the alignment of payment and benefit design, and a research agenda to address low-value care.
Access to prescription drugs is a hot-button health care issue. The V-BID center proposes an innovative benefit design - 'Reward the Good Soldier'.