CEO Tom Jackiewicz explains why Keck Medicine of USC has embraced bundled payments and how the team approach to care works best for patients and providers.
Kevin Fleming, Providence St. Joseph Health's vice president of orthopedics and sports medicine, talks about the organization's approach to managing physician preference items and savings earned through bundled payments.
The CMS is giving provider groups one more week to decide on participating in the CMS' voluntary Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Advanced program. The extension comes after complaints that providers didn't have the claims data needed to make a decision.
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is providing Walmart health plan members joint replacements as part of a bundled-payment program.
Provider groups have just two months to decide about participating in the CMS' Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Advanced program, but they still don't have the claims data they need to make that decision.
Providers aren't using the standardized metrics and tech solutions needed to transition behavioral health into value-based pay models.
Some providers believe HHS Secretary Alex Azar will ease provider self-referral restrictions that they say inhibit physicians and hospitals from building accountable care organizations.
The Louisville, Ky.-based insurer joined a small group of private payers bundling childbirth services, citing the potential for savings.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers are banding together to create the Healthcare Innovation Caucus, promising legislation to support the move to value-based care.
Geisinger, with support from devicemaker Medacta International, will provide unlimited free follow-up care to its plan members who undergo hip replacement surgery by one of its providers. The two will proportionally share the costs of follow-up care.
The CMS punted on a question from hospitals about how the agency will update its pay strategy for the Care for Joint Replacement model now that knee replacements can take place in outpatient settings. Providers say the uncertainty is causing them to worry over finances.
One hospital's successful use of a bundled payment for congestive heart-failure patients offers encouragement to many providers that are struggling to achieve savings with this notoriously challenging patient population.