Bundled-payment Expansion Brings Providers More Risk—and Opportunity

Modern Healthcare—July 30, 2016

Modern Healthcare's Elizabeth Whitman covers the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) recent proposal for bundled payments associated with conditions, like hip or femoral fractures. The article addresses the benefits and challenges hospitals may face with this bundled payment proposal.

According to Catherine H. MacLean, MD, PhD, chief value medical officer at Hospital for Special Surgery, "They require special attention. Patients who have hip fractures are high-risk patients." The article indicates that with the proposed bundled payments, there will be better outcomes for patients with complex cases.

To read more, visit ModernHealthcare.com.

 

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