Tenet, Trinity among the 1,300 joining latest bundled-pay model

Modern Healthcare: Trinity Health, Adventist Health System and Tenet hospitals are among those opting into a new federal bundled-pay initiative that aims to improve patient care in both hospitals and post-acute care while lowering overall costs.

In all, 1,299 entities have signed agreements with the CMS to participate in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced Model. The participating entities will receive bundled payments for certain episodes of care as an alternative to fee-for-service payments that reward only the volume of care delivered.

Read article