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Study highlights key strategies, pitfalls for bundled-payment programs
Modern Healthcare

New research highlights what makes bundled-payment programs effective and what gets in the way of their success. A year ago, the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute commissioned Bailit Health Purchasing to provide an overview of 19 active pilot programs testing bundled payments.

“Early adopters such as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Horizon Healthcare Services are now moving to fully scaled implementations and making bundled payments a core provider reimbursement strategy,” Francois de Brantes, executive director of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, said in a news release.