If your organization is facing CJR target pricing, you won’t be able to recognize improvement until you evaluate your organization’s baseline performance.
Bundling emergent procedures is a markedly different exercise than bundling elective procedures.
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.
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.
CMS leaves much to the imagination.
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