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CMS Accepting Payment Bundling Bids For New Initiative

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

CMS announced last week a new program to encourage providers to coordinate care including financial incentives to save on costs, quality measures and opportunities for gainsharing arrangements between hospitals, physicians and other providers.

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