Cardiovascular

Breaking News: More Bundled Payments on the Way

As expected, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently laid out its proposal for escalating use of bundled payments beyond total hip and knee arthroscopy (joint replacements). The plan introduces mandatory episode payment models for acute myocardial infarction (AMI, or heart attack) treated with or without percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), coronary artery bypass […]

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CJR Presentations: Multi-layer Solutions and the Value of Patient Engagement

Top consultants for HealthTrust’s value-based payment solutions dug deep on the financial particulars of the newly launched bundled payment program, and how the collection of patient-reported outcomes can lead to more shared savings for hospitals.

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