Dr. Dobson Presents on Bundling Implementation to HFMA Kentucky Chapter

Published Friday, March 1, 2013

Dr. Dobson presented to the Kentucky chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) at the Winter Institute held in Louisville, Kentucky.   Dr. Dobson presented findings from the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) commissioned study to conduct quantitative analyses of a set of episode-based payment bundles. The purpose of this study was to highlight considerations for policymakers and providers using descriptive statistics and multivariate regression analyses. Dr. Dobson also discussed key issues for bundling in practice and showed supporting Medicare claims data illustrating how to appropriately define, price, and manage the bundle.