Value-Based Insurance Design


Value-based insurance design (VBID) is one of just a few areas that has bipartisan support, and now the concept of VBID is being brought to TRICARE, the healthcare program of the United States Department of Defense Military Health System.
There has been increased bipartisan support around the expanded role of value-based insurance design.
This week, the top stories in managed care included the new Physicians' Fee Schedule released by CMS, a focus on a ballot question in California regarding drug spending, and Patient-Centered Oncology Care announced keynote speaker Roy Beveridge, MD.
Some exciting developments in value-based insurance design (VBID) have been the introduction of clinically nuanced cost sharing in Medicare Advantage programs, as well as the alignment of demand-side and supply-side payment reform initiatives, according to A. Mark Fendrick, MD, director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance Design at the University of Michigan.
The Affordable Care Act has helped reduce uninsurance, but has replaced it with underinsurance. Michael E. Chernew, PhD, the Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy and director of the Healthcare Markets and Regulation Lab in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, explains how to address this new problem


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