CMS Looks to Extend CJR Bundled Payment Model

Federal health care policymakers have introduced a new proposed rule that would extend the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) bundled-payment model for an additional three years. The proposed rule, released last Thursday, would also expand CJR’s reach to outpatient procedures. Currently, CJR — an area many home health providers have gotten involved with — […]

Bundled Payment Report Illustrates Increased Demand for Home Health

Home health agencies continue to prove their worth in bundled payment programs, and new data from Chicago-based health care consulting firm LewinGroup supports this claim. LewinGroup analyzed health care providers who are participants in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative. The program was established to gauge […]