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TAG: BUNDLED PAYMENTS


Body Language

CMS delays by 90 days the expansion of the mandatory bundled payment program, which may portend a significant pullback in the program.

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Unbundling the Bundle, Part Three

CMS releases an independent assessment of the year-one results from the bundled payment BPCI program.

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Unbundling the Bundle, Part Two

CMS releases an independent assessment of the year-one results from the bundled payment BPCI program.

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Unbundling the Bundle, Part One

CMS releases an independent assessment of the year-one results from the bundled payment BPCI program.

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The Knee Bone is Connected to the Heart Bone

CMS releases proposed rules to implement a mandatory bundled payment program for certain cardiac procedures in 98 randomly selected metropolitan market areas.

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Anti-Ocean Boiling

Bundled payments, a significant but focused payment reform, are showing evidence of taking unnecessary costs out of the system.

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Acronyms Gone Wild

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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