Bundled Payments Yielding Good Results


In a previous newsletter, we discussed bundling introduced by Medicare which focuses on orthopedic and cardiac procedures. Through the mandatory initiative for comprehensive care for joint replacements (CJR), which became policy in 2016, some 800 hospitals are participating in the program. While some sources report the results of bundling as mixed, Medicare reports that joint [...]

Bundled Payments Yielding Good Results2017-07-20T10:00:44+00:00

Will Bundled Payments Lower Costs?


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began their initiative to tie payments to quality or value earlier this year by implementing their Comprehensive Care Joint Replacement Model (CJR). The mandatory program holds hospitals accountable for all costs, processes and outcomes associated with hip and knee replacements performed on Medicare patients. Since hip and [...]

Will Bundled Payments Lower Costs?2017-02-16T08:00:39+00:00
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