By Dr. Mansoor Khan – Medicare’s Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) program has seen more ups and downs than the stock market. Here we go again! CMS seems to be pulling another about-face on Bundled Payments.
By Dr. Mansoor Khan – So you have decided to join the bundled payments train, now what? CMS has not yet announced the dates for when the application period will start and what the other associated dates will be.
CMS announced that 1,299 entities have signed agreements with the agency to participate in the Administration’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement – Advanced (BPCI Advanced) Model.
By Matt Fisher – Value based care comes in many forms, but the consistent goal is to reward the quality of care over the quantity of care. A variety of initiatives have been floated in the past few years with the goal of promoting the transition to value.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation announced the launch of a new voluntary bundled payment model called Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced.
Thought leaders from CMS, Clarify Health Solutions and Mount Sinai Health System predict a bright future for bundles with the right approach to change management.
By Patrick Conway MD – In July 2016, CMS proposed new bundled payment models that continue the Administration’s progress to shift Medicare payments from rewarding quantity to rewarding quality.
By Neil Smiley – Bundled payments programs have been lauded as primary component in a more modern approach to delivering higher quality, more efficient and cost-effective health care.
By David Blumenthal MD & David Squires -Plans to expand bundled payment models in the Medicare program are one of several new payment alternatives in Medicare and Medicaid designed to hold health providers accountable for the cost and quality of care.
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