Assessing the Impact of CMS’s Proposed Joint Replacement Model
The average Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) episode spend for total joints in designated geographies is $26,735. How would you fare under the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CCJR)?
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CCJR) program is a new bundled payment initiative for lower extremity joint replacement (LEJR) episodes of care. CCJR is in the public comment stage through September 8th, however CMS plans to kick off the five-year program on January 1, 2016. Read the full post.