Laura A. Dummit
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#1Sean R. McClellanH-Index: 9
#2Matthew J. Trombley (Durham University)H-Index: 3
Last. Andrea HassolH-Index: 7
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The Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative incentivizes participating providers to reduce total Medicare payments for an episode of care. However, there are concerns that reducing payments could reduce quality of care. To assess the association of BPCI with patient-reported functional status and care experiences. We surveyed a stratified random sample of Medicare beneficiaries with BPCI episodes attributed to participating physician group practices, and matched comparison benefi...
#1Brandon C. Maughan (OHSU: Oregon Health & Science University)H-Index: 2
#2Daver C. Kahvecioglu (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)H-Index: 7
Last. Laura A. DummitH-Index: 3
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The Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative established four models to test whether linking payments for an episode of care could reduce Medicare payments while maintaining or impro...
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#1Laura A. DummitH-Index: 3
#2Daver C. Kahvecioglu (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)H-Index: 7
Last. Patrick H. Conway (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)H-Index: 37
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Importance Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) is a voluntary initiative of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to test the effect of holding an entity accountable for all services provided during an episode of care on episode payments and quality of care. Objective To evaluate whether BPCI was associated with a greater reduction in Medicare payments without loss of quality of care for lower extremity joint (primarily hip and knee) replacement episodes initiated in BPCI-partici...
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#1Bruce SteinwaldH-Index: 1
#2Laura A. DummitH-Index: 3
Last. Laura A. DummitH-Index: 1
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Prologue: Medicare's prospective payment system (PPS) has for the past five and a half years attempted to constrain the rising payments to hospitals for care of the nations elderly. Early on, the new system appeared to reward hospitals with double-digit Medicare profit margins. Later reports predicted that over half the hospitals would show a negative margin if annual update factors were not increased. Debate over the level of increase in the update factor for PPS's unit of payment, diagnosis-re...
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