How to Address Bundled Payment Cost Reduction Challenges

(By – Jacqueline DiChiara ,

As per the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin applying a value-based payment program under the physician fee schedule within the year in association with budget neutrality. This November, CMS is hosting a conference to discuss plans to shift half of Medicare payments to value-based models within the next 3 years. CMS allows physicians and medical practice groups to garner more information about their resource use and cost algorithms related to care quality as per the ACA, as reported. Read more…


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