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Bundled Payments and Value-Based Reimbursement: Are They Right for Children’s Hospitals?

Regardless of health reform, purchasers of healthcare are shifting away from traditional payment models that are based on volume to payment models intended to reward value. As a result, many providers explore bundled payments because of the proven benefits, gain sharing, growth of healthcare consumerism, and the possibility that bundled payments will become a Medicare mandate. This presentation focuses on the tools needed to facilitate an organizational discussion about value-based arrangements, specifically a bundled payment program and the potential affect it could have on children’s hospitals.