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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

V-BID for Better Care Act of 2017
Value-Based Insurance Design for Better Care Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for national testing of a model of Medicare Advantage value-based insurance design to meet the needs of chronically ill Medicare Advantage enrollees.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/06/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date All Actions
04/21/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
04/07/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
04/06/2017Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/06/2017Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/06/2017Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/06/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 04/06/2017
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5]* 04/06/2017
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 04/06/2017
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 06/21/2017

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Ways and Means04/06/2017 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health04/21/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce04/06/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health04/07/2017 Referred to

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Subjects (3)


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Introduced in House (04/06/2017)

Value-Based Insurance Design for Better Care Act of 2017 or the V-BID for Better Care Act of 2017

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation to expand testing of a model of Medicare Advantage (MA) value-based insurance design that allows MA plans to propose and design benefit structures that vary benefits, cost-sharing, and supplemental benefits with respect to enrollees who have specific chronic diseases. The test model (initially being carried out in specified states) shall be expanded to all states, and may not be terminated prior to 2022.