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Press Release: Families First Coronavirus Response Act Eliminates Cost-Sharing for COVID-19 Testing

Wasington, DC -- On Wednesday, the President signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (HR 6201) into law.  Among other stipulations, this legislation eliminates cost-sharing for COVID-19 testing.

V-BID Interns2020-03-20T03:37:29+05:00March 20th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

V-BID Center Update: Health Plans Waive Cost Sharing on COVID-19 Testing, Universal HCV Screening, and More

This update features policy developments, media reports, and events supporting continued momentum for multiple V-BID Center initiatives from the end of mid-February to early March.

V-BID Interns2020-03-11T23:40:41+05:00March 11th, 2020|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Late Winter 2020 Update: HHS Proposed Rule Includes Broad Support for V-BID & More

This update features policy developments, media reports, and events supporting continued momentum for multiple V-BID Center initiatives from the end of January to mid-February.

V-BID Interns2020-03-18T19:47:07+05:00February 19th, 2020|Center Updates, News|

Friday, February 7, 2020: CHRT Policy Fellowship

On February 7, 2020, the V-BID Center's A. Mark Fendrick presented to the Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT) Policy Fellows in Ann Arbor, MI.

V-BID Interns2020-02-06T23:25:18+05:00February 7th, 2020|Events, Other Events|

Press Release: HHS Proposed Rule Offers Support for V-BID X Health Plans

In the proposed 2021 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters rule, released on January 31, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared broad support for the inclusion of V-BID principles in marketplace health plans.

V-BID Interns2020-02-04T21:06:41+05:00February 4th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

V-BID Center Midwinter 2020 Update: Our 2019 Year In Review, HSA-HDHP Legislation & More

This update features policy developments, media reports, and events supporting continued momentum for multiple V-BID Center initiatives from mid-December, 2019 through the end of January, 2020.

V-BID Interns2020-02-03T23:39:01+05:00February 3rd, 2020|Center Updates, News|

Breaking: MA V-BID Enrollment Tripled for 2020 & New Opportunities for 2021

December 19, 2019 – Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced strong participation in the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (MA V-BID) model and released information on Medicare hospice benefits in CY 2021.

V-BID Interns2020-01-17T20:50:51+05:00December 19th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

Wednesday, December 18th: HSA Preventive Care Benefits Guidance Webinar

Wednesday, December 18th: HSA Preventive Care Benefits Guidance Webinar On Wednesday, December 18th, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, MD, Director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID), presented as part of the National Alliance’s HSA Preventive Care Benefits Guidance Webinar. His presentation is available below. Dr. Fendrick's Presentation Press Release: US Treasury Announces HSA Guidance HSA-HDHP Initiative V-BID X Initiative Low-Value Care Initiative FierceHealthcare Op-Ed The Health Care Blog Op-Ed More Information on V-BID

V-BID Interns2020-01-28T19:30:24+05:00December 17th, 2019|Events, Other Events|

Wednesday, December 11th: American College of Cardiology

On Wednesday, December 11th, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, MD, Director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID), presented at the American College of Cardiology’s Benefit Design Summit.

V-BID Interns2020-01-09T15:20:54+05:00December 11th, 2019|Events, Other Events|

Press Release: Tradeoffs, a New Health Policy Podcast, Features V-BID

This week’s episode of TradeOffs, a new national podcast that brings listeners engaging stories about our toughest health policy challenges, will highlight the V-BID story, from its conception at an Ann Arbor restaurant to major policy achievements in Washington, DC.

V-BID Interns2020-02-14T21:22:27+05:00December 11th, 2019|News, Press Releases|

V-BID Center Winter 2019 Update: Policies to Help Patients with High Deductibles & Other News

This update features policy developments, media reports, and events supporting continued momentum for multiple V-BID Center initiatives from late October of 2019 through mid-December 2019.

V-BID Interns2020-01-23T22:21:52+05:00December 10th, 2019|Center Updates, News|

Friday, December 6th: Translating Research into Policy: Value-Based Insurance Design

On Friday, December 6th, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, MD, Director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID), presented to the Center for Healthcare Outcomes & Policy (CHOP) at the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at the University of Michigan.

V-BID Interns2020-01-09T15:27:18+05:00December 6th, 2019|Events, Other Events|

Wednesday, December 4th: Connecticut HDHP Task Force

On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, MD, Director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID), presented to Connecticut's High Deductible Health Plan Task Force.

V-BID Interns2020-01-23T22:17:34+05:00December 4th, 2019|Events, Other Events|

Friday, November 15th: Ford School of Public Policy

On Friday, November 15th, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, MD, Director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID), spoke in Dr. Gail Wilensky's "Health Economics and U.S. Health Policy" graduate course at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy.

V-BID Interns2020-01-09T15:42:43+05:00November 15th, 2019|Events, Other Events|