OMB Reviewing Extension, Changes To Hip-And-Knee Bundles Demo

By Michelle M. Stein
August 30, 2019 at 12:40 PM
The White House Office of Management and Budget on Thursday (Aug. 22) began reviewing a three-year extension of the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model as well as changes to the model. The hip-and-knee bundled pay demo launched in 2016 and is set to finish at the end of 2020. The model “holds participant hospitals financially accountable for the quality and cost of a CJR episode of care and incentivizes increased coordination of care among hospitals, physicians, and post-acute care...

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