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The Benefit and Burden of Payment Reform

February 16, 2017

The challenges and benefits of bundled payments and risk-based arrangements is one of the biggest issues facing the healthcare field. Kelly Price, DataGen’s Vice President and Chief [...]

CJR Vital Signs—Before the Second Data Feed, is the Program Showing Early Signs of Success?

October 6, 2016

The healthcare industry is in a state of quiet anticipation as we await the second data feed from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Comprehensive [...]

Taking Stock After the First 100 Days of CJR: What the Initial Data Will—and Won’t—Reveal.

August 1, 2016

Launched on April 1, 2016, CJR is the first mandatory bundled payment program from CMS.  Affecting more than 750 hospitals in 67 markets, CJR creates a host [...]


Proposed Medicare Changes: Excluding Certain Procedures Could Derail CJR Success

July 20, 2017

On Friday, July 14, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2018 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rule. While some of the contents [...]

Three Tips for Providers Following the Bundled Payment Delay

April 14, 2017

What can you do while CMS decides how to handle the mandatory program? As the healthcare community continues its march away from fee-for-service models, bundled payment initiatives [...]

The DataGen Download: Dissecting Medicare Cuts

April 4, 2017

Another round of major healthcare financial cuts is possible—and their impact could be devastating. As healthcare policymakers and analysts try to mitigate the high cost of healthcare [...]


The Post-Acute Care Perspective on Bundled Payments

May 30, 2017

The Post-Acute Care Perspective on Bundled Payments–Webinar View Now [...]

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