Posts Tagged ‘healthcare bundles’

Infographic: Tracking Patient Status for Bundled Payments

August 10th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is targeting the wide variations in quality and cost of hip and knee replacements (lower extremity joint replacement [LEJR]) through its LEJR bundled payment program launched in April, according to a new infographic by Caradigm.

The infographic examines these quality and cost variations as well as the sites of care where patients typically recover from these surgeries.

Bundled Payments for Post-Acute Care: Profiting from Alternative Payments and Clinical Redesign A desire to position itself at the forefront of healthcare payment reform and be a catalyst for clinical redesign are two factors driving Brooks Rehabilitation’s participation in Model 3 of CMS’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative.

Today, having completed more than 1,000 bundled episodes for total hip replacements, total knee replacements and hip fractures, Brooks has reduced cost by 19 percent per episode, lowered readmissions to about 15 percent across its 60-day time frame, registered a patient satisfaction level of 94 percent and documented significant functional improvement.

Bundled Payments for Post-Acute Care: Profiting from Alternative Payments and Clinical Redesign examines the four domains of success of Brooks’ Complete Care program supporting the organization’s bundled payment clinical outcomes and financial results.

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Infographic: Can Bundled Payments Solve Healthcare Dilemma?

March 19th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

Bundled care has become an essential component of future care delivery models, delivering better care and outcomes at a reduced cost. Payors and providers rank bundles first in affordability among care delivery models, according to a new infographic from Booz & Company, Inc.

This infographic also includes specific features and benefits of bundled payments, results from hospitals that have used bundles, effects of bundled payments on cost and reimbursement, and more.

You may also be interested in this related resource: Healthcare Innovation in Action: 19 Transformative Trends. This 40-page resource not only contains vital information on healthcare accountability, bundled payments and consolidation, but also examines a set of pioneering efforts supporting the industry’s seismic shift from a volume-based culture to one rewarding value and patient-centeredness.


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