TITLE

Guaranteed Payment, Guaranteed Benefit?

AUTHOR(S)
MINICH-POURSHADI, KAREN
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the potential benefits of a guaranteed payment program called bundling to the healthcare industry in the U.S. in 2010. Under such a payment scheme, it is said that a set fee will be obtained by physicians, hospitals and providers for providing treatment for all episode of care to patients. Also noted is the plan of Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah to employ its payers and payment system to examine a bundling model.
ACCESSION #
47853156

 

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