Press Releases

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 […]

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 […]

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'.

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 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 […]

CMS Announces Medicare Advantage V-BID Model Test

September 2nd, 2015|Categories: News, Press Releases

News Update: CMS Announces Medicare Advantage V-BID Model Test
On September 1, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a program to test Value-Based Insurance […]

NEWS UPDATE: V-BID Medicare Advantage Bill Passes House of Representatives

June 18th, 2015|Categories: News, Press Releases

Washington, DC – The Strengthening Medicare Advantage through Innovation and Transparency for Seniors Act of 2015 (HR 2570) was passed by the US House of […]