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Press Release: Health Affairs Blog Post on Low-Value Care

September 21st, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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.

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

September 14th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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 […]

CMS Expands Medicare Advantage V-BID Model; White Paper Supports Financial Feasibility

August 18th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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 […]

CMS Announces Updates to Medicare Advantage V-BID Model

August 11th, 2016|Categories: News

On August 10, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced refinements to the design of the second year of the Medicare Advantage […]

ACP Position Paper Recommends V-BID to Reduce Consumer Cost-Sharing Burden

July 13th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

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, […]

Press Release: Bipartisan “Access to Better Care Act” Introduced to House of Representatives

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

 

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 […]

Press Release: GOP Health Plan Calls for Expanded Role for V-BID

June 22nd, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases, Uncategorized

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 […]

May 2016 News Update

May 31st, 2016|Categories: Monthly Updates, News

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.

Press Release: A Clinically-Dynamic Approach to Prescription Drugs – ‘Reward the Good Soldier’

May 17th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

Access to prescription drugs is a hot-button health care issue. The V-BID center proposes an innovative benefit design - 'Reward the Good Soldier'.

April 2016 News Update

April 28th, 2016|Categories: Monthly Updates, News

This month's news update features a timeline outlining V-BID's history, a new video introducing a novel benefit design, and publications that support V-BID programs.