AHA report highlights bundled payment considerations for hospitals
AHA News Now
Jan 11, 2013
A new issue brief from the AHA highlights issues and data for hospitals to explore when considering bundled payment for an episode of care. Topics for analysis include defining the episode of care; analyzing the distribution of costs and sources of cost variation; tracking patient pathways; assessing the performance of post-acute providers and physician practice patterns; identifying potential risks; and setting the bundle price.