CMS delays by 90 days the expansion of the mandatory bundled payment program, which may portend a significant pullback in the program.
CMS releases an independent assessment of the year-one results from the bundled payment BPCI program.
CMS releases proposed rules to implement a mandatory bundled payment program for certain cardiac procedures in 98 randomly selected metropolitan market areas.
Bundled payments, a significant but focused payment reform, are showing evidence of taking unnecessary costs out of the system.
CMS issues it final rules on the mandatory bundled payment for joint replacement, but in doing so reveals a flawed point of view that is too hospital-centric.
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