V-BID Center Update: V-BID Effective in Ensuring Medication Adherence in HDHPs and Reducing Low Value Care; Growing Bipartisan Policy Support

This update features policy developments, media reports, and events supporting continued momentum for multiple V-BID Center initiatives throughout July.

V-BID Interns2020-08-05T21:28:20+05:00July 22nd, 2020|Center Updates, News|

Breaking: V-BID Included in Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force Recommendations

Washington, DC — On Wednesday, the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force released a 110-page document detailing recommendations for key issues, including health care.

V-BID Interns2020-07-10T22:27:21+05:00July 10th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

V-BID Center Update: CMS Proposed Rule Encourages Medicaid Value-Based Drug Agreements

This update features policy developments, media reports, and events supporting continued momentum for multiple V-BID Center initiatives from mid to late June.

V-BID Interns2020-06-24T19:38:07+05:00June 24th, 2020|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Update: Medicare Caps Insulin Copays, COVID-19 Waivers Extended

This update features policy developments, media reports, and events supporting continued momentum for multiple V-BID Center initiatives from late May to early June.

V-BID Interns2020-06-10T18:27:19+05:00June 9th, 2020|Center Updates, News|

Press Release: Michael Chernew Appointed MedPAC Chair

On April 10, 2020 at 12PM EDT, the V-BID Center's A. Mark Fendrick will virtually present at the University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds.

V-BID Interns2020-05-21T22:57:12+05:00May 21st, 2020|News, Press Releases|

V-BID Center Update: V-BID included in CMS final payment rule, COVID-19 legislation

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

V-BID Interns2020-05-20T23:49:28+05:00May 20th, 2020|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Update: V-BID Principles Continue to be Included in COVID-19 Relief

This update features policy developments, media reports, and events supporting continued momentum for multiple V-BID Center initiatives from early to late April.

V-BID Interns2020-04-29T22:36:52+05:00April 29th, 2020|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Update: V-BID Principles Included In Federal COVID Relief

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

V-BID Interns2020-04-02T01:04:55+05:00April 1st, 2020|Center Updates, News|

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 Interns2020-04-01T19:40:21+05:00March 20th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

BREAKING NEWS: New CMS Model Dramatically Reduces Insulin-Related Out-of-Pocket Costs

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a new model, Part D Senior Savings, dramatically reducing insulin-related out-of-pocket costs for 3 million Medicare beneficiaries.

V-BID Interns2020-05-08T02:23:35+05:00March 12th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

BREAKING NEWS: IRS Responds to COVID-19 by Eliminating Cost-Sharing for Screening, Testing, and Vaccination

Breaking News: On March 11, 2020 IRS issued guidance (Notice 2020-15, High Deductible Health Plans and Expenses Related to COVID-19) confirming that health plans and employers may reduce or eliminate cost-sharing for COVID-19 screening, treatment, and vaccination, including for Americans enrolled in high-deductible health plans coupled with Health Savings Accounts.

Vbidcenter2020-04-01T19:42:53+05:00March 12th, 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|

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 Interns2020-05-13T00:25:06+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 Interns2020-07-28T01:06:23+05:00February 3rd, 2020|Center Updates, News|