Hospital for Special Surgery partners with Global Healthcare Alliance for bundled payments: 5 things to know
May16

Hospital for Special Surgery partners with Global Healthcare Alliance for bundled payments: 5 things to know

New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery partnered with Global Healthcare Alliance on value-based care contracts for musculoskeletal services. Here are five things to know:

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Humana Expands Orthopedic Bundled Payment Program to NC, VA
May11

Humana Expands Orthopedic Bundled Payment Program to NC, VA

Humana will bring its value-based orthopedic bundled payment program to 11 orthopedic specialty groups in North Carolina and Virginia. The move follows a recent expansion into Kentucky and Indiana in 2017, and Ohio and Tennessee in 2016.

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Post-Acute Care Network Key to Value-Based Purchasing Success
May04

Post-Acute Care Network Key to Value-Based Purchasing Success

Health systems should develop a post-acute care network and strategy to succeed in value-based purchasing models, a recent Deloitte survey indicated. The survey of 36 executives from health systems, payers, post-acute care organizations, and professional associations showed health system leaders are increasingly turning to post-acute care providers to improve cost and quality performance under alternative payment models.

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Four Considerations for CJR Payment Reconciliation: Is Your Organization Prepared?
May02

Four Considerations for CJR Payment Reconciliation: Is Your Organization Prepared?

The first year of the CMS-mandated Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model is over. In just a few weeks, CMS will release CJR files to the approximately 800 acute care hospitals included as CJR participants.

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Hospitals call on Trump administration to end mandatory bundled pay programs
Apr24

Hospitals call on Trump administration to end mandatory bundled pay programs

Several hospitals have called on the CMS to turn Obama-era bundled-payment initiatives for cardiac and orthopedic care into voluntary programs, as they don’t have the financial resources to invest in the changes.

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Humana Expands Medicare Orthopedic Bundled Payment Programs
Apr21

Humana Expands Medicare Orthopedic Bundled Payment Programs

The nation’s fourth largest healthcare payer recently announced it will be expanding its orthopedic bundled payment programs to eight new groups in Indiana and Kentucky. The value-based care model will also offer participating providers enhanced analytics and population health management services.

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