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Value of CMS’ voluntary bundled-payments program remains unclear (subscriber content)

By: Virgil Dickson

DataGen was recently featured in an article from Modern Healthcare.

For the third consecutive year, researchers cannot determine whether a voluntary Medicare bundled-pay initiative actually cut costs and improved care.

In a CMS-funded analysis released Oct. 26, the Lewin Group said providers were starting to reap the benefits of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative, but it’s still unclear whether the savings and improved quality actually stemmed from the program.

The full story is available on the Modern Healthcare website (subscription required).