Value Based Care

Early Adopters of VBID Sought to Remove Barriers to High-Value Care

March 17th 2021, 1:30pm

Article

A desire to remove barriers to high-value care and provide services that would improve health and quality of life drove early adopters of value-based insurance design (VBID).

Imagining a World Without Low-Value Services: Progress, Barriers, and the Path Forward

March 17th 2021, 1:00pm

Article

Clinician-, patient-, and research-focused initiatives are needed to reduce the delivery of low-value care services that contribute to financial, clinical, and psychological harm for patients.

20 Years of VBID Policy Achievements and How to Continue Progress

March 14th 2021, 5:00pm

Article

A panel of policy experts, including employees of the previous 2 administrations and a former lobbyist for health plans, discusses achievements of value-based insurance design and how to take the concept to the next level.

How the National Quality Forum Plans to Measure Telehealth Quality, Value

March 2nd 2021, 4:15pm

Podcast

On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with Sheri Winsper, the senior vice president for quality measurement at the National Quality Forum, to discuss how the forum plans to devise national telehealth quality metrics.

Contributor: Sharpening All the Tools in the Value Assessment Toolbox

February 21st 2021, 1:00pm

Article

A German-style fair value/pricing committee may be in the works for the United States. However, government payers still have work to do before implementing a value assessment system.

Experts Outline Medicaid Challenges, Potential Reforms

February 19th 2021, 9:00pm

Article

As Medicaid is a federated program between states and the federal government, it has historically been difficult for innovation to spread state to state, hindering any comparison of quality metrics.

Panel: COVID-19 Presents Opportunity to Reform Health Care Payment, Delivery

February 17th 2021, 10:15pm

Article

During a 2021 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference session, members of The Commonwealth Fund Task Force on Payment and Delivery System Reform discussed policy recommendations aimed at preparing the United States for future pandemics and addressing care inequities brought to light by the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis.

Contributor: A Practical Path Forward to More Patient-Centered Value Assessment

February 16th 2021, 5:00pm

Article

To ensure that value assessment accounts for patient needs, we need a better understanding of the outcomes that are most important to patients, write authors from COVIA Health Solutions and the University of Washington School of Pharmacy.

Examining VBID's Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Beyond

February 10th 2021, 6:30pm

Article

Experts outlined the impact value-based insurance design (VBID) has had on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic response and future potential applications of the model.

How Education, Access Can Optimize Value-Based Cancer Care Delivery

December 16th 2020, 5:00am

Article

Harlan Levine, MD, highlighted the chasm present in oncology today during his talk during this year’s Patient-Centered Oncology Care® 2020 conference.