July 2014 Newsletter: Bundles in a Nutshell: A Short Overview of Medicare’s Bundled Payment Program

Posted: August 1, 2014 5:59 pm
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Bundles in a Nutshell:
A Short Overview of Medicare’s Bundled Payment Program
_Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CNLCP
Martha Kern

Accountable Care Organizations are not the only model Medicare is testing as a means to reduce healthcare costs and hospital readmissions. Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) is yet another initiative that appears to be gaining traction. Patients may or may not have full awareness these initiatives are being carried out and that they, in fact, are unwitting participants in the pilot. Be prepared, though, for questions from your clients/patients as they witness change in the way care is delivered. Here are the basics on Bundled Payments: Continue Reading

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Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CNLCP

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