V-BID Center Update: Upcoming Webinar on Higher Health Care Value Post COVID-19

This update features policy developments, media reports, and events supporting continued momentum for multiple V-BID Center initiatives throughout September 2020.

V-BID Interns2020-09-23T23:32:41+05:00September 23rd, 2020|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Update: Recent Webinar, Media Coverage on V-BID’s Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic

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

V-BID Interns2020-09-18T21:09:25+05:00August 21st, 2020|Center Updates, News|

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|