CMS Finalizes Bundled Payment Initiative for Hip & Knee Replacements

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  • November 17, 2015

CMS released the final rule for the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model, the bundled payment model that holds certain hospitals accountable for the quality of care delivered to Medicare beneficiaries receiving hip and knee replacements throughout the episode of care. This brief summarizes major changes to the proposed rule.