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An Obamacare Payment Reform Success Story – One Health System, Two Procedures
Kaiser Health News

To understand how the health law is supposed to fix the mediocre, overpriced, absurd medical system, you could read wonky research papers on bundled payments and accountable care organizations. Or you could look at what’s going on at Baptist Health System in San Antonio. Under the potent lure of profit, doctors, nurses and managers at Baptist’s five hospitals have joined forces to cut costs for hip and knee replacements, getting patients on their feet sooner and saving taxpayers money.