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.

Health Affairs: Value-based insurance plan boosts employee use of targeted preventive services, reduces ER visits

April 5th, 2016|Categories: News

On Monday, April 4, Health Affairs reported that one state’s Value-Based Insurance Design employee insurance program, which was designed to improve health while reducing costs, has successfully […]

March 2016 News Update

April 1st, 2016|Categories: Monthly Updates

This month's V-BID news update discusses recent support in the US House of Representatives, a new V-BID proposal from CMS, and a myriad of academic and news publications.

NEWS UPDATE: CMS Proposed Rule for Part B Drugs includes V-BID Principles

March 9th, 2016|Categories: News, Press Releases

On Tuesday, March 8th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a rule that would test a new way for Medicare Part […]

February 2016 News Update

February 29th, 2016|Categories: Monthly Updates

The February 2016 V-BID news update highlights V-BID in action in defense health care reform, Michigan Medicaid, and Medicare Advantage. The news update also features recent research and popular press publications, and three newly developed V-BID infographics.

AJMC: Geisinger V-BID Program

February 26th, 2016|Categories: News, Videos

Dr. Mark Fendrick discusses how the Geisinger V-BID Program leads to savings by eliminating drug co-payments

A study published in the February 2016 issue of […]

February 23, 2016: US Senate Committee on Armed Services

February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Events, Press Releases, Testimonies

On Tuesday, February 23rd, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, V-BID Center Director, testified before the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel.  Dr. Fendrick […]

January 2016 News Update

February 15th, 2016|Categories: Monthly Updates

This month's news update explores the role for V-BID in mental health disorders, cost-related non-adherence, and how higher out-of-pocket costs are driving E-visits.