Bundled payments are a type of alternative payment model designed to incentivize high quality, cost-effective care. Bundled payments, also known as episode-based payments, are single payments for all care and services provided, which could include multiple settings, for a single condition over a defined period of time (episode of care).
This module consists of two components.
Bundled Payments 101 Webinar: 23 minutes
Provides an overview of the basics of bundled payments including what are bundled payments, how do they work, and implications for LTC and PAC providers.
Bundled Payments Brief: Three pages, pdf
- Defines and explains bundled payments at a high level including bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Initiative, Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR), and Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A).
- Highlights opportunities for SNFs