Bundled Pay

Skilled nursing facilities see opportunity as CMS finalizes cancellation of bundled pay models

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Thursday finalized its previously announced cancellation of mandatory bundled payment models for hip fractures and cardiac care, as well as changes to its Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model.

Mandatory bundled pay models likely still on chopping block despite Price departure

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The Department of Health and Human Services efforts' to roll back mandatory bundled payment models aren't likely to lose any steam, despite the fact that Tom Price, M.D., an outspoken opponent of the models, is no longer at the helm of the agency.

Why providers aren't elated about new pay-for-quality goals

Why providers aren't elated about new pay-for-quality goals

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You can forgive long-term care providers if they weren't outwardly jumping for joy at Monday's announcement that Medicare is going to start paying for quality, and not quantity, of services.