On Tuesday, Feb. 26, Mark Fendrick, M.D. testified before the U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health. He spoke about ways in which value-based insurance design could be incorporated into Medicare, to ensure that beneficiaries get needed care at lower costs.
You can read his testimony and a summary of the hearing, or watch a video of it, at these links:
Written testimony: http://www.sph.umich.edu/vbidcenter/healthreform/pdfs/Fendrick%20written%20WM%20testimony%202013.pdf
Oral testimony: http://www.sph.umich.edu/vbidcenter/healthreform/pdfs/FendrickWMoralfinal.pdf
Summary of hearing: http://www.sph.umich.edu/vbidcenter/healthreform/pdfs/W&M%20Medicare%20Benefit%20Design%20Hearing%202-26-13.pdf