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2,573 hospitals will face readmission penalties this year. Is yours one of them?

Medicare under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) will reduce reimbursement for 2,573 hospitals for fiscal year (FY) 2018, according CMS data released Wednesday, Jordan Rau reports for Kaiser Health News. Read More

by Ensocare in Affordable Care Act, Medicare Readmission Penalties

3 mandatory bundles will likely be canceled, a 4th scaled back: What you need to know

On Tuesday afternoon (August 15) CMS issued a proposed rule that would cancel three mandatory bundled payment programs, significantly roll back a fourth, and cancel a cardiac rehabilitation incentive payment mode. Three Advisory Board experts share their takeways. Read More

by Ensocare in Affordable Care Act, Value-based payment models