CMS: About 250 Providers Left Bundled Pay Demo, Almost 1,300 Stay

March 21, 2019
CMS says about 250 Medicare providers dropped out of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced demonstration, and, after the March 1 deadline to withdraw without facing any financial risk, about 1,300 providers remain as part of about 1,100 participating entities– which the agency called robust participation. CMS also said on Thursday (March 21) that it will open another application period for the model in April. BPCI Advanced is the Trump administration's first alternative pay model, and the agency built...

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