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Bundled Programs Still Mandatory: 2 New Cardiac Programs

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Wed, May 31, 2017


Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory • Education/Efficiency

Bundled Payments are still in play even though the recent election results inferred that the concept may be dissolved. At a minimum, the word on the street was that the programs would be optional.  This is not the case.  Bundled Payment Programs are still mandatory. In fact, the government refined and added more programs within this same concept.

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Topics: Bundled Payments

AHCA Provider Lounge Series: CJR and Cardiac Bundled Payment Models (video)

Posted by The Harmony Team on Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Interview with Melissa Powell, COO - The Allure Group

Kris Mastrangelo, President of Harmony Healthcare International (HHI) interviews Melissa Powell, Chief Operation Officer at The Allure Group in Brooklyn, NY in the AHCA Provider Lounge.  Melissa discusses how The Allure Group has established best practices for both CJR and Cardiac bundled payment models.   Melissa's homes have built an impressive, niche programming around the Cardiac patient - which both she and her facilities are extremely proud of. (Audio transcription below).

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Topics: Bundled Payments, CJR, AHCA Provider Lounge Series, Cardiac

In Bundled Matrimony: What Post-Acute Care Providers Should do to Survive a Bundled Payment Agreement (Part 1)

Posted by The Harmony Team on Tue, Nov 24, 2015

If you have or are considering entering into a bundled payment agreement then Congratulations! You are among a growing number of savvy providers who are taking the lead in the implementation of the government’s policy changes in healthcare reimbursement. The fact that some of these policy changes could have the effect of narrowing provider networks and therefore challenging revenue reliability means providers who do not adapt to this new environment, are at risk of not surviving the inevitable implementation of these new payment models. The providers who said “yes” or “maybe” to the government’s bundled payments proposal now need to determine how to take the best posture to survive the union.

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Topics: Post-acute care, Bundled Payments

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