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Payment Reform is One Key to Needed Health Care Change

Medicare bundled payment system is being tested
Bundled Medicare payments to hospitals and physicians is being tested in pilot projects around the country, but physicians want to ensure the system doesn’t give hospitals too much control over physician payments. Some experts say bundled payments may expand beyond hospital care to include post-acute, chronic or primary care. American Medical News (subscription required)

http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2010/01/04/gvsa0104.htm

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January 4, 2010 - Posted by | healthcare, hospitals | , , , ,

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