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Value-Based Insurance Design Landscape Digest

The "Value-Based Insurance Design Landscape Digest” defines the concept of value-based insurance design (VBID), outlines key objectives, design features and potential barriers to implementation, and describes evaluation tools for measuring the outcomes of VBID programs. The report also highlights how companies like Caterpillar, Inc., Hannaford Brothers Company, and UnitedHealthcare, among others, have adopted VBID programs and reviews the clinical and economic implications of VBID.

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E.V.I.dently: April 2016

MessageValue Assessment Through a Broader, Patient-Focused LensNPC has developed “Guiding Practices for Patient-Centered Value Assessment” to help...
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E.V.I.dently January 2016

MessageThe Importance of Evidence, Value, Access and Innovation in 2016In his annual health care outlook, NPC President Dan Leonard explains why...
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#TBT: Value-Based Insurance Design & New Medicare Advantage Model

As part of our Throwback Thursday blog series, we’re taking a look at a topic that’s currently in the news and tagging it with previous research...
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New Models Like V-BID Driving Value-Based Health Care

From accountable care organizations and bundled payments to patient-centered medical homes and value-based insurance design (V-BID), new delivery and...
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Specialty Medications: Shifting the Focus From “How Much” We Spend to “How Well” We Spend

Washington, DC, June 9, 2014—As health care decision-makers grapple with how to ensure access to specialty medications, the University of Michigan...
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Pharmaceuticals Play Key Role in Achieving ACO Quality, Cost Goals

WASHINGTON, DC, July 18, 2012–As health care providers set up accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other value-based care programs,...
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New Report Urges Employers, Researchers and Policy Makers to Rethink How They Measure Health Care Results

San Francisco, CA & Washington, DC (February 28, 2011) -- Understanding the full value of improved health, including improvements in workforce...
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NBCH eValue8™ Report Reveals Health Plans’ Ability to Align Employee Incentives to Improve Health

Washington, DC (November 30, 2009) – The current rate of health care cost increases are unsustainable and health care purchasers are increasingly...
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Chain Drug Review – Commentary: “Health Care Outlook for 2015”

This commentary was originally published in the January 5, 2015 issue of Chain Drug Review.By: Dan Leonard, President, National Pharmaceutical...
Commentary and Testimony Page

Synergies at Work: Realizing the Full Value of Health Investments

According to new research funded and published by the National Pharmaceutical Council, health benefits decisions based on the full value of improved...
Commentary and Testimony Page

Employers Are Focusing on Improving Health Outcomes

Employers across the nation increasingly recognize that one of the best ways to improve productivity is to ensure the health and well-being of their...
Commentary and Testimony Page

Looking back … and looking forward

Each year seems busier and more tumultuous than the last, but it would be hard to top 2009. Budgets and payrolls tightened as every part of the...
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Access to Specialty Medications & Value-Based Insurance Design

Specialty medications have been making health care headlines because of their effectiveness and higher costs. How can we ensure that patients will...
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Shifting the Focus From "How Much" to "How Well" We Spend Our Health Care Dollars

A. Mark Fendrick, MD, director of the Center for Value-Based Insurance design at the University of Michigan, highlights the key findings from a...
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Supporting Consumer Access to Specialty Medications Through Value-Based Insurance Design

Access to specialty medications is a particularly pressing issue for many people who rely on these treatments for conditions that are often very...
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Value-Based Insurance Design

National Pharmaceutical Council President Dan Leonard discusses a new report on Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) with Dr. A. Mark Fendrick, Co-...
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#TBT: Value-Based Insurance Design & New Medicare Advantage Model

As part of our Throwback Thursday blog series, we’re taking a look at a topic that’s currently in the news and tagging it with previous research...
Blog Post

New Models Like V-BID Driving Value-Based Health Care

From accountable care organizations and bundled payments to patient-centered medical homes and value-based insurance design (V-BID), new delivery and...
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The Value of Value-Based Insurance Design

The ongoing shift in our health care payment and delivery system from volume-based to value-based has generated a lot of attention, especially with...
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CER Tweets of the Week: Study on Six Potential EBM “Biases”; VBID "Gets Its Medicare Close-up" (August 31-September 4)

This week on Twitter, comparative effectiveness research (CER) stakeholders shared a study examining six potential biases against patients and carers...

Developing Evidence that is Fit for Purpose: A Framework for Payer and Research Dialogue

A study published in the September 2015 issue of The American Journal of Managed Care introduces a...

Consumer-Directed Health Plans: Pharmacy Benefits & "Better Practices"

On behalf of the National Pharmaceutical Council, Th

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