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V-BID Center Update: Late September 2022

Tradeoffs Podcast Addresses Cancer Coverage, Low-Value Care Briefing

V-BID Interns2022-09-29T18:28:16+05:00September 29th, 2022|Center Updates, News|

Wednesday, September 28, 2022: SHCC Low-Value Care Briefing

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, V-BID Center director, A. Mark Fendrick, served as the keynote speaker for the Smarter Health Care Coalition virtual LVC Briefing. 

V-BID Interns2022-09-28T18:28:40+05:00September 28th, 2022|Events, Other Events|

Tuesday, September 27, 2022: Value-Based Insurance Design Kickoff

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, V-BID Center director, A. Mark Fendrick, spoke at the CareFirst V-BID Kickoff event.

V-BID Interns2022-09-27T17:40:16+05:00September 24th, 2022|Events, Other Events|

Press Release: Tradeoffs Addresses Lack of Coverage for Cancer Screening Follow-up Care

This week’s episode of Tradeoffs, a national podcast addressing America's toughest health policy challenges, focuses on the problem of lack of coverage for follow up testing after positive initial cancer screening.

V-BID Interns2022-09-29T05:20:25+05:00September 24th, 2022|News, Press Releases|

Thursday, September 15, 2022: WHIO Board Strategic Planning Retreat

On Thursday, September 15, 2022, V-BID Center director, A. Mark Fendrick, presented for the Wisconsin Health Information Organization board meeting. 

V-BID Interns2022-09-15T19:05:32+05:00September 15th, 2022|Events, Other Events|

V-BID Center Update: September 2022

VBID included in IRA; Court Rules on ACA Preventive Care Mandate

V-BID Interns2022-09-14T23:10:08+05:00September 9th, 2022|Center Updates, News|

Press Release: Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Includes Several V-BID Elements

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Includes Several V-BID Elements The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which passed the Senate on August 7th, includes several V-BID related items, notably: Caps Medicare patients’ out-of-pocket costs at $2,000 per year, with the option to break that amount into affordable monthly payments Covers adult vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices under Medicare Part D without cost-sharing Amends the Internal Revenue Code to create a safe-harbor allowing Health Savings Account-eligible plans to cover insulin prior to meeting the plan deductible Caps Medicare patients’ out-of-pocket costs for insulin at $35 per month Since its launch in 2005, the V-BID Center has undertaken research and advocacy efforts supporting policies — such as those included in the Inflation Reduction Act — that reduce out-of-pocket costs for essential medical services for millions of Americans, leading to improved patient-centered outcomes, enhanced equity, and increased efficiency of medical [...]

V-BID Interns2022-08-10T01:14:42+05:00August 9th, 2022|News, Press Releases|

V-BID Center Update: Late July 2022

Grand Rounds: Removing Cost-Sharing for Cancer Screening; United Eliminates Cost-Sharing for LifeSaving Drugs

V-BID Interns2022-07-28T23:49:11+05:00July 28th, 2022|Center Updates, News|

Friday, July 29, 2022: University of Michigan Grand Rounds

On Friday, July 29, the V-BID Center director, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, spoke at the University of Michigan Internal Medicine Grand Rounds.

V-BID Interns2022-08-05T22:57:11+05:00July 23rd, 2022|Events, Other Events|

V-BID Center Update: July 2022

CMS Proposes Eliminating Cost-Sharing for Colonoscopy after Positive Test

V-BID Interns2022-07-14T04:16:42+05:00July 14th, 2022|Center Updates, News|

Wednesday, July 13, 2022: IHPI National Clinical Scholars Program

IHPI National Clinical Scholars Program On Wednesday, July 13, 2022, V-BID Center director, A. Mark Fendrick, presented to the IHPI National Clinical Scholars Program (NCSP).Dr. Fendrick's presentation, "Turning a Crisis into Opportunity: Can COVID-19 Help Set a Path to Improved Health Care Efficiency?", and associated resources available below.  Dr. Fendrick's Presentation Cancer Screening Initiative V-BID & COVID-19 Low-Value Care Initiative V-BIDX HSA-HDHP Initiative COVID-19 AJMC Editorial Telemedicine Blog Low-Value Care Task Force

V-BID Interns2022-07-13T04:18:17+05:00July 13th, 2022|Events, Other Events|

Press Release: CMS Proposes to Waive Cost-Sharing for Colonoscopy After Positive At-Home Colorectal Cancer Screening Test

In a July 7 press release, CMS Proposes Physician Payment Rule to Expand Access to High-Quality Care”, CMS proposed that a follow-up colonoscopy to an at-home test be considered a preventive service, which means that cost sharing would be waived for people with Medicare.

V-BID Interns2022-07-28T00:32:34+05:00July 8th, 2022|News, Press Releases|

V-BID Center Update: June 2022

Coverage Gap for Cancer Screening Follow-Up Care

V-BID Interns2022-06-30T20:46:03+05:00June 30th, 2022|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Update: June 2022

California V-BID Plan Improves Engagement and Quality at No Added Cost

V-BID Interns2022-06-14T20:27:39+05:00June 14th, 2022|Center Updates, News|

Tuesday, June 14, 2022: Washington Health Benefit Exchange Cascade Care Workgroup

On Tuesday, June 14, the V-BID Center director, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, spoke at the Washington Health Benefit Exchange advisory working group, Cascade Care Stakeholder.

V-BID Interns2022-06-14T21:12:07+05:00June 14th, 2022|Events, Other Events|
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