In CMS
Jan 12th, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Jan. 9 the launch of their Innovation Center’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced) payment model. It’s voluntary and can earn providers payment if all costs for a patient’s episode of care are “under a spending target that factors in quality.” This differs ...
At the American College of Healthcare Executives 2016 Congress of Healthcare Leadership, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Michael Leavitt warned healthcare executives not to miss the signals of a shift from fee-for-service to value-based payments. According to Fierce Healthcare, “leaders of hospitals and healthcare systems must pay attention to ...
In Billing
Nov 17th, 2015
The bundled payment Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model was finalized Nov. 16 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center, and will go into effect April 1, 2016. The model will test bundled payment and quality measurement for hip and knee replacements and major leg procedures “to encourage hospital, physicians, ...