A look back at the 2016 National Bundled Payment Summit in Washington, D.C.
Hospital administrators trying to determine which metrics to track for CJR need to keep things simple.
Under MACRA, CMS will place providers in the APM or MIPS track depending on activity in 2017.
CMS's expansion of the BPCI initiative comes on the heels of congressional efforts to slow the implementation of mandatory bundled payments.
While these are only proposed rules, they do shed light on what we can expect when they are finalized in November.
If an academic health system is fundamentally more integrated, does it result in a better margin and improve the quality of care?
Delaying the implementation of the CJR bundled payment initiative is no way to revolutionize healthcare.
Care model transformation is an incremental process, and what an organization sacrifices in speed it can make up for in stability.
Healthcare organizations need to pursue clinical integration if they expect to flourish in an environment defined by value-based reimbursement.
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