BPCI Extension Available For Awardees

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced this week that awardees who started participation in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative in October 2013 and are scheduled to end in 2016, are now able to extend participation in...

Companies Offering Employees Free Bundled Surgeries

An article on NPR’s All Things Considered reports that some major companies in the US, including Lowe’s home improvement company and Walmart, offer their employees surgery for some major operations with no out-of-pocket costs. The companies are making...

Watch Replay of Bundled Payments Webinar

AAHKS hosted the webinar “Navigating Bundled Payments and CJR in Total Joint Arthroplasty” on February 24, 2016. Jay R. Lieberman, MD served as moderator, and Richard Iorio, MD; Stephen J. Zabinski, MD; and Gabrielle White, RN served as faculty . If you...

OrthoCarolina to Bundle Hip, Knee Replacement Costs

OrthoCarolina or Charlotte, NC is the latest physician group to announce its plan for a hip and knee bundled payment program. The Charlotte Observer reports that the plan is in place for patients at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center in Mooresville and Watuga Medical...
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