The payment reform roller coaster is getting faster and chock-full of surprises! On July 25, 2016 the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) released a Proposed Rule for:
- Cardiac Care: New Bundle payment models for Cardiac Care.
- Comprehensive Joint Replacement (CJR)-Addendum: An extension of the existing bundle payment model for hip replacements to other hip surgeries.
- Cardiac Rehabilitation: A new model to increase Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Pathway for Physicians: A proposed Pathway for Physicians with significant participation in bundle payment models to qualify for payment incentives under the proposed Quality Payment Program.