June 7, 2017: Committee on Ways and Means Medicare Advantage Testimony

On Wednesday, June 7th, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, V-BID Center Director, testified before the Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health hearing on Promoting Integrated and Coordinated Care for Medicare Beneficiaries.  Dr. Fendrick discussed how the principles of value-based insurance design (V-BID) and clinical nuance can contribute positively to Medicare Advantage. Learn more about V-BID in Medicare Advantage To view the full hearing, click here. Additional testimony materials available below:             Learn more about V-BID in Medicare Advantage

V-BID Interns2020-01-08T21:36:40+05:00June 5th, 2017|Events, Press Releases, Testimonies|

February 23, 2016: US Senate Committee on Armed Services

On Tuesday, February 23rd, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, V-BID Center Director, testified before the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel.  Dr. Fendrick discussed how the principles of value-based insurance design (V-BID) and clinical nuance can contribute positively to defense health care reform.https://youtu.be/zprEwpVgXCo  Additional testimony materials available below:                                              

V-BID Interns2020-01-13T14:43:50+05:00February 23rd, 2016|Events, Press Releases, Testimonies|

February 9, 2016: MI Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on HHS Hearing

On Tuesday, February 9th, Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, V-BID Center Director, testified before the Michigan Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services in Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Fendrick discussed opportunities to improve the health of Michigan residents through the utilization of value-based services and performance metrics, as well as how clinically nuanced cost-sharing has been an effective way to improve value and creates an opportunity for broad innovation in the Medicaid space.  Value-based insurance design (V-BID) principles are included in the Healthy Michigan Plan for Medicaid expansion, as outlined in the V-BID Center's Michigan Medicaid brief. The Hearing announcement can be accessed here. More Hearing materials are available below:   Presentation  Slides      Clinical Nuance Infographic   

V-BID Interns2020-01-15T18:21:08+05:00February 9th, 2016|Resources, Testimonies|

February 26, 2013: U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health

U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health V-BID Center director A. Mark Fendrick, M.D.,  testified at a hearing on Medicare benefit design before the U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health. Dr. Fendrick's testimony focused on the importance of re-designing Medicare benefits to engage beneficiaries to utilize evidence-based clinical services and high performing providers, as well as the quality improvement and cost containment that result when clinical nuance is incorporated in benefit design. Video of the testimony is available below.     Additional testimony resources can be found below:            

V-BID Interns2020-01-20T15:59:37+05:00February 26th, 2013|Resources, Testimonies|

November 10, 2011: U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor & Pensions

Washington, D.C. - The V-BID Center's Director, A. Mark Fendrick, MD, testified at the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  The hearing was titled “Improving Quality, Lowering Costs:  The Role of Health Care Delivery System Reform.”  Dr. Fendrick’s testimony described the role of V-BID in health care delivery innovation and the emergence of clinically nuanced approaches as a means to improve health outcomes and 'bend the cost curve.' A video of the testimony is available.  Dr. Fendrick’s testimony begins at 2:08:00. Additional testimony resources are available below:        

V-BID Interns2020-01-06T18:43:26+05:00November 10th, 2011|Resources, Testimonies|