PRESS: 56% of Ortho Programs “Unprepared” for Bundled Payments!

A new survey from Function and Outcomes Research for Comparative Effectiveness in Total Joint Replacement (FORCE-TJR) and Wellbe, Inc. has found that more than half of the orthopedic programs in the U.S. are not ready for the onslaught on bundled payments. Less than 10% of programs reported being “fully” prepared. Read more from Orthopedics This […]

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Survey Shows More than Half of Hospital Orthopedic Programs Unprepared for New Mandatory Joint Replacement Program

In the face of the most significant change in reimbursement that the orthopedics industry has ever seen, over half of surveyed hospital orthopedic programs nationwide (56%) have reported feeling unprepared for the new Medicare bundled payment model that goes into effect April 1, 2016, and less than 10% report being “fully” prepared. The data, based […]

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Wellbe Announces Webinar on Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Model

OrthoServiceLine.com, a free resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, is hosting a complimentary webinar featuring Sheldon Hamburger, Principal at The Aristone Group, titled “Making CJR Work for You: A Roadmap for Successful Implementation of Medicare Bundles.” The presentation will describe a structured approach to successfully launching a program for the Comprehensive Care for […]

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Wellbe Announces Webinar on Succeeding Under Bundled Payment

OrthoServiceLine.com, a free resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, is hosting a complimentary webinar featuring Maureen Geary, Program Director at the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, titled “Fundamentals of Bundles for Joint Replacement – Creating the Competitive Edge.” Medicare is expected to issue the final rule for the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) […]

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