V-BID Update: Financial Hardship of Cancer, HDHP Impact on Spending

- Per Person Health Care Spending Increased 19% from 2018
- States Address Surprise Hospital Facility Fees
- Lasting Financial Hardship Associated with Cancer Diagnosis
- Advancing Racial Equity in U.S. Health Care
- A Path to V-BID for Mental Health Care [...]

Vbidcenter2024-05-20T21:51:13+05:00May 21st, 2024|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Update: Out-of-Pocket Cost Burden; Fulfilling the Promise of Health Equity

COPD Medication Nonadherence Tied to Drug Affordability
Michigan Programs Aim to Ease Burden of Medical Debt
36% of Americans Have Skipped a Healthcare Visit Due to Inability to Pay
Loosening Coverage Restrictions Improves Access in State Medicaid Program [...]

Vbidcenter2024-04-21T23:27:17+05:00April 21st, 2024|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Update: Watch the 2024 V-BID Summit Recording!

- 2024 V-BID Summit Recording Available!
- 9 States Pass Bills to Fix Prior Authorization
- Medicare Households Spend More on Health Care Than Other Households
- How Health Care Behavior Has Changed Over Time [...]

Vbidcenter2024-03-19T00:36:12+05:00March 20th, 2024|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Update: Free V-BID Summit Registration Now Open! Healthcare Costs Burden Americans

2024 V-BID Summit - Register Now!
- $2K Medicare Part D Cap Could Reduce Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs for Over 1M Beneficiaries
- Decline in HDHP Enrollment, Concern Over Out-of-Pocket Costs
- Health Centers Can Make the Switch to Value-Based Payment But Need Assistance
- Why Affordability Is the Big Tent [...]

Vbidcenter2024-03-04T23:54:57+05:00March 4th, 2024|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Update: Free V-BID Summit Registration Now Open! Efforts to Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs

- 2024 V-BID Summit – Register Now!
- House Panel OKs Bipartisan Preventive Health Measures Analysis
- Insulin As Preventive Care: Why Not Eliminate Cost-Sharing?
- Why Are Patients Getting Billed for a ‘Free’ Checkup?
- Braidwood v. Becerra Virtual Policy Briefing[...]

V-BID Interns2024-03-04T23:43:03+05:00February 17th, 2024|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Update: V-BID Summit Registration Now Open; Rising Out-of-Pocket Costs

- Health Insurance Premiums are Eating Into Worker Wages
- Naloxone Out-of-Pocket Costs Decreased Between 2018 and 2022
- Why Cost-Sharing on Its Own Will Not Fix Health Care Costs
- Benefit Design and Reimbursement Rates May Increase Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs
- Majority of People in Debt to US Hospitals Have Health Insurance[...]

Vbidcenter2024-02-01T01:56:12+05:00February 1st, 2024|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Update: Direct to Consumer Care

- Few Older Adults Use Direct-to-Consumer Health Services
- Notable USPSTF Final Recommendations in 2023
- Rising Out-of-Pocket Costs for PrEP Threaten Key Strategy in Ending the HIV Pandemic
- Few Hospitals Achieve Equitable Readmission Rates
- Lower-Income People are More Likely to Report Negative Outcomes [...]

Vbidcenter2024-02-06T01:59:08+05:00January 16th, 2024|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Update: Forbes Article Endorses V-BID, New Video Addresses Equity Implications of Braidwood

Happy Holidays from the V-BID Center!
- Value-Based Patient Cost-Sharing for Prescription Drugs Needs Broader Implementation
- Innovation Center Announces Changes to MA VBID Model for 2025
- CMS Must Obtain Clinician Input Today to Prevent Access Barriers Tomorrow
- New V-BID Center Video: Equity Implications of Braidwood v. Becerra [...]

V-BID Interns2024-01-08T23:56:28+05:00December 14th, 2023|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Update: Reducing Low-Value Care, Coverage Doesn’t Hinder High Patient Costs

- Why Do We Pay So Much For Worthless Care?
- Tackling Overtreatment and Overspending in U.S. Health Care
- Value-Based Formulary-essentials Associated with Reduced Low-Value Drug Use
- How Employers Can Make the Most of Today's Delivery Transformation
- High Out-Of-Pocket Burdens, Medical Debt, And Financial Barriers Post-ACA

V-BID Interns2024-01-09T01:10:09+05:00November 29th, 2023|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Update: Health Care Unaffordable Even for Insured, 2024 V-BID Summit

- Thune-Carper Bill Would Expand Access to High-Value Services
- Americans Can't Afford Their Health Care Regardless of Coverage
- Workers Are Concerned About Health Care Affordability
- Americans Downgrading Insurance Plans to Cope with Rising Costs
- Employers Eye Deductible-Free Plans [...]

Vbidcenter2023-11-13T06:50:38+05:00November 9th, 2023|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Update: Growth in CMMI MA V-BID Model, State Employee V-BID Plans, 2024 Summit

- CMS Medicare Advantage V-BID Model Phase II Progress Report
- Value-Based Insurance Design in Connecticut and Minnesota
- IVI Releases Report on Centering Equity in Value-Based Care
- Strategies to Advance Women’s Health Equity
- 2024 V-BID Summit Save-the-Date [...]

V-BID Interns2024-01-09T01:19:37+05:00October 19th, 2023|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Update: CMS Sees Spike in 2024 MA V-BID Model Participation

CMS Announces Large Growth in 2024 MA V-BID Model Participation
- Hospital Health Care Prices Don’t Match Online and by Phone
- Women Pay Billions More Out-of-Pocket for Health Care
- The Impact of PBMs on High Drug Costs
- Biden Administration to Ban Medical Debt From Americans’ Credit Scores [...]

V-BID Interns2024-01-09T01:39:47+05:00October 3rd, 2023|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Update: IRA Impact on Out-of-Pocket Costs, Cost-Sharing in HDHPs

- How To Make Sure The Inflation Reduction Act Works For All Patients
- Inflation Reduction Act Addresses Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs
- Approved, but Not Covered: Insurance Coverage is Essential to Health Equity
- Preventive Services and ACA Protections: An Opportunity for Health Equity
- California Lawmakers Consider Plan to Cap Naloxone Cost at $10 [...]

V-BID Interns2023-11-09T20:27:13+05:00September 13th, 2023|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Update: Equity Implications of Braidwood, IRA Impact on Out-of-Pocket Costs

- V-BID Center Infographic: Clinical and Equity Implications of Braidwood v. Becerra
- Limited Upside for Employers to Resume Cost-Sharing on Preventive Services
- Diverse Group of HCOs Support Government’s Effort to Reverse Braidwood v. Becerra
- Patients May Miss Out on Free Coverage of Cancer Screenings and Vaccinations
- Better Care Associated with Medicaid Expansion [...]

V-BID Interns2023-11-09T20:54:18+05:00August 21st, 2023|Center Updates, News|

V-BID Center Update: Chronic Disease Flexible Coverage Act Approved by Ways and Means, Updates on Braidwood and V-BID X

- R. 3800: Chronic Disease Flexible Coverage Act
- EBRI Report: Implications of Braidwood v. Becerra
- Preventive Services Still in Place after Court Agreement
- Are We Any Closer to V-BID X?
- Health Insurers Play a Key Role in Health Equity
- Nebraska Limits Insulin Costs [...]

V-BID Interns2023-11-09T19:41:00+05:00June 23rd, 2023|Center Updates, News|
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