A bill to establish a demonstration program requiring the utilization of Value-Based Insurance Design in order to demonstrate that reducing the copayments or coinsurance charged to Medicare beneficiaries for selected high-value prescription medications and clinical services can increase their utilization and ultimately improve clinical outcomes, enhance beneficiary satisfaction, and lower health care expenditures.
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May 20, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 20, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from South Dakota
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Last Updated: May 20, 2015
Length: 12 pages
May 20, 2015
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S. 1396 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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