CMS announces participants in bundled payment pilot program

By – Emily Mongan, www.mcknights.com)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced last week that 2,100 participants have moved to the contract, risk-bearing period of the agency’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement pilot program. The initiative, started under the Affordable Care Act, originally had 7,000 providers sign on to review how they would implement bundled payment contracts. The pilot seeks to test bundled payments for 48 different health conditions, including stroke, heart failure or joint replacement. Read more…

 

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