Bundled Payment Initiative

Tackling risk with bundled payments in Jan. 29 webinar

Tackling risk with bundled payments in Jan. 29 webinar

Hear from Avalere experts on navigating BPCI milestones in 2015.

Avalere Health welcomes Fuller

Avalere Health welcomes Fuller

Brian Fuller began as a director at Avalere Health in early March.

Don't miss a webinar on bundled payments March 7

Don't miss a webinar on bundled payments March 7

Learn the basics of the bundled payment program offered by CMS in a webinar featuring expert Ellen Lukens.

Post-hospital care spending jumps

Post-hospital care spending jumps

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Medicare spending on nursing homes, home medical care and other outside care will increasingly come under the government microscope according to a Kaiser Health News/Washington Post report. Widely varied care, additional services and costs from state-to-state have drawn the attention of regulators.

ACOs, bundled payment groups 'becoming the face of American medicine,' Sebelius says

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Accountable care organizations and bundled payment initiatives are harbingers of the future healthcare system in the United States, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a speech on Tuesday. Sebelius addressed the American Medical Association National Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C.

CMS announces long-term care providers participating in bundled payments initiative

CMS announces long-term care providers participating in bundled payments initiative

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has identified more than 500 healthcare centers, including many skilled nursing facilities, that will be a part of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative (BPCI).

Not enough applicants: CMS stalls bundled payment initiative

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Regulators say they are delaying implementation of one of the Affordable Care Act's bundled payment initiatives due to low applicant turnout.

Health info expert: Time for long-term care providers to raise their hands for inclusion

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Long-term care providers must collaborate and create partnerships with their acute care counterparts in order to make efficient use of new technology, a health information management expert told listeners at a special McKnight's webcast Tuesday.

Questions about ACOs linger among healthcare providers, survey finds

Questions about ACOs linger among healthcare providers, survey finds

As the Nov. 4 deadline for healthcare providers to get into the Bundled Payment initiative from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid approaches, healthcare providers are still struggling to figure out new approaches to reimbursement.

CMS announces new bundled payment initiative for Medicare providers

A new initiative under the Affordable Care Act will provide bundled payments to healthcare providers — including post-acute facilities — to improve the coordination of care of Medicare beneficiaries when they are discharged from the hospital.