CMS Proposes To Extend Hip-And-Knee Bundle For Three Years

By Michelle M. Stein / February 20, 2020 at 6:35 PM
CMS on Thursday (Feb. 20) released a proposed three-year extension of the innovation center’s hip-and-knee bundles demonstration , but according to Premier the extension would only apply to hospitals required to participate in the demonstration. The regulation would also include outpatient joint replacements in the bundle, as well as set target prices for care episodes based on one year of data rather than three, among other changes. The agency says the most notable change in the rule is the proposal...

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