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Mandatory Bundled Payment: Getting into Formation for Value-Based Care


When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launches the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) Model on January 1, 2016, it will signify one of the most dramatic steps toward transforming the way healthcare services are reimbursed across the U.S. healthcare system. The CCJR Model will be the first mandatory bundled payment initiative, and success under this new model will require collaboration – among hospitals, physicians, skilled nursing facilities, home health providers, and others. To learn more about the model and how your organization can thrive in this new environment, read John Fink’s article “Mandatory Bundled Payment: Getting into Formation for Value-Based Care” in the October issue of hfm Magazine.