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


In the News:


Fierce Healthcare: New IRS rule will help lower drug costs for those with chronic conditions

This month, Fierce Healthcare highlights the effects the V-BID Center has had on US health policy. Mark Fendrick, MD’s op-ed discusses the IRS’s recent guidance, why this is a huge win, and how it would improve health and potentially lower medical spending.



The Health Care Blog: Lower Health Insurance Premiums Sound Like Great News – But It’s Only Part Of the Story

The Health Care Blog recently published an op-ed by Mark Fendrick, MD, Director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design at the University of Michigan. Dr. Fendrick discusses the state of health care in America, the consequences of a new IRS rule, and how the rule could help provide many Americans with higher-value care.


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