Health Care Experts


Modification to the Start of BPCI Advanced

Author: Randy Haught | Tuesday, July 17, 2018
The BPCI Advanced program is scheduled to begin on October 1, 2018. Initially, hospital and physician group practice applicants were to make a decision by August 1, 2018 as to whether to participate in the program and to select clinical episode ...

Providers Evaluate Proposed Changes to Inpatient Rehab Payment System

Author: Alex Hartzman | Friday, July 6, 2018
Dobson | DaVanzo staff recently completed analyses to support provider comments to CMS on proposed changes to the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System case-mix system. The proposed changes would primarily replace ...

Major Considerations of the BPCI Advanced Program

Author: Randy Haught | Monday, June 25, 2018
The BPCI Advanced data provided to applicants by CMS these past several weeks consists of target price workbooks, an episode-level summary data file, and Medicare claims data files by service type (hospital inpatient, hospital outpatient, HHA, SNF, ...

BPCI Advanced Participation Deadline Fast Approaching

Author: Randy Haught | Thursday, June 21, 2018
CMS has recently released bundled payment information to acute care hospitals and physician group practices who applied for the program in March of this year, to enable them to decide whether to participate in the new BPCI Advanced program. The ...