Bundled payments with co-pay waivers  creates substantial cost savings

Bundled payments with co-pay waivers creates substantial cost savings

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Although bundled payment for elective surgical care has demonstrated some success among Medicare recipients, its impact among commercially insured populations remains understudied. A new study finds that providing patients discounts for using medical providers that agree to charge one set price for expensive procedures such as knee replacement surgery can result in savings for both patients and private health payers.

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