New Bipartisan Bill Coupled with Budget Deal Language Seen as Major Step for V-BID

 
Inside Health Policy

Bipartisan legislation introduced in the House and Senate Thursday would tweak the Department of Treasury’s definition of a safe harbor for health savings accounts linked to high-deductible health plans (HDHP) to allow treatments needed for chronic care management to be covered prior to a beneficiary hitting the deductible.

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Proposed Bipartisan Bill, 2018 Budget Deal Provide Positive Implications for V-BID

 
AJMC – Jaime Rosenburg

As value-based insurance design (VBID) continues to gain and maintain bipartisan support, the last week alone saw 2 bills introduced or passed with positive implications for the concept.

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3 New Reasons for Hope About Health Benefits Costs

 
Think Advisor – Allison Bell

In the area of health benefits policy, Republicans and Democrats in Congress may be starting to work together to make useful things happen.

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