Bundled Payment

Analysis: New solutions for funding SDOH service providers

A discussion of the benefits of the new independent practice association, which will provide funding and infrastructure to SDOH service providers to help those in need in the Capital Region of Albany, New York.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 14, 2019

Analysis: Results from Medicare’s mandatory joint replacement bundle

A discussion of the results of the Medicare Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement program and three keys to implementing a successful PAC management program.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA August 2, 2019

Provider Risk Readiness Report

The results of a May 2019 HFMA study about risk readiness in which hospital and health system senior financial leaders share insights on their organizations’ risk capabilities and tolerance.

HFMA August 1, 2019

Mandatory models among 6 newly proposed Medicare demos

Mandatory models for kidney care and oncology were among six new Medicare payment models proposed in mid-July.

Rich Daly July 15, 2019

How hospitals saved $1,000 per case in a mandatory bundle

Several hospital approaches were key to obtaining savings of nearly $1,000 per episode in Medicare’s first mandatory bundled payment model.

Rich Daly July 3, 2019

What the numbers from PAC-improvement efforts show

Efforts to reduce spending on post-acute care have been shown to reduce variation in Medicare spending overall, while also reducing hospital readmissions.

Chad Mulvany, FHFMA June 30, 2019

CMS identifies keys to success in bundled payment as BPCI-A deadline looms

Ahead of next week’s deadline for providers to join the largest voluntary bundled payment program, the agency in charge of the program identified lessons learned from successful participants.

Rich Daly June 19, 2019

DHG Healthcare: Optimizing CDI for Bundled Payment Arrangements

A discussion of common clinical documentation gaps that organizations pursuing bundled payment arrangements must close and key strategies for addressing these issues.

HFMA May 30, 2019

Bundle up: Developments in BPCI Advanced

Rich Daly interviews Michael Wolford, a senior manager at DHG Healthcare, about the early results of Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced. Also, five reasons why health systems will need advanced cost accounting in a segment sponsored by Strata Decision Technology.

Erika Grotto May 30, 2019

Bundled payment model begins accepting additional applicants

April 30—Following early withdrawals, the largest voluntary bundled payment program is offering a last chance for new participants to sign up. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently opened enrollment for the second cohort of the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A) program. The new cohort of participants will begin in January 2020, the…

Rich Daly May 9, 2019
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