HFMA Annual Conference preview: How Vanderbilt University Medical Center built a successful bundled payment program
Dr. Brittany Cunningham from Vanderbilt University Medical Center discusses her upcoming presentation at HFMA's Annual Conference in Nashville. Also in this episode, strategies for cash flow discrepancies with sponsor organization Inovalon.
Accountable care models will be almost universal for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries by 2030, CMS leaders say
A forthcoming revamp of federal value-based payment models will include features designed to encourage provider participation, CMS and CMMI leaders said.
CMS is curtailing voluntary participation in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement bundled payment model
Hospitals that participated in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model on a voluntary basis over the last three years will be excluded after Sept. 30.
March 4-March 8: Safety-Net Hospitals Underperform in CJR
As Medicare considers the launch of more mandatory payment models in the coming months, new research reports safety-net hospitals that were required to participate in the first mandatory Medicare bundled payment model underperformed other participating hospitals.
Connecticut’s launch of a bundled payment program for its employee health plan is part of an effort to save the state $185 million | HFMA
HFMA’s Chad Mulvany says some state governments, like Connecticut, have high enough volumes that COVID-19 may accelerate their adoption of value-based payment models.
Changes coming to bundled payments and Direct Contracting, CMMI chief says
Coming changes will affect both Medicare bundled payment programs and the looming Direct Contracting program, said the director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
Mandatory Medicare ESRD model to launch in January 2021
A mandatory model for 30% of the clinicians and facilities treating kidney failure will launch Jan. 1.
CMMI announcement foreshadows more mandatory bundled payment models
HFMA's Chad Mulvany says based on recently announced changes to BPCI-A episodes, a mandatory model may be defined much broader than currently.
Big Medicare bundled payment changes could cut participation, advisers say
Most BPCI-A participants will see major changes in 2021 ahead of a mandatory model in 2024, CMS says.
After big payouts, Medicare may throttle back bundled payment program
Most BPCI-A participants could see bonuses dry up if proposed changes in the program are implemented.