The OPEN MINDS Executive Blueprint For Crisis Management: Building Organizational Sustainability & Success In A Disrupted Health & Human Service Market
A 32-week program designed to help executive teams navigate the business, organizational, operational, and culture changes of a market in turbulence. The program, based on the seven-component OPEN MINDS Executive Blueprint, combines a series of 35 live web briefings with online technical assistance and a suite of on-demand resources.
Bundled Payments Cut Medicare Post-Acute Care Episodes Costs By 27%
Bundled payments cut the cost of Medicare post-acute care (PAC) episodes by 27% among beneficiaries who had lower extremity joint replacement at Baptist Health System (BHS). Average PAC spending declined $2,443.12 per case, largely from reductions in inpatient rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility spending but only when bundles included financial responsibility for PAC.
These findings were reported in “Cost of Joint Replacement Using Bundled Payment Models,” by Amol S. Navathe, M.D., Ph.D.; Andrea B. Troxel, ScD; Joshua M. Liao, M.D.; et al. The researchers conducted an observational study of 3,942 Medicare beneficiaries with . . .