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BPCI Advanced: Ten Key Differences From Original BPCI

by Amanda Brown, MHA, Molly Johnson, MHSA and Amanda Kueh
Becker's Hospital Review
March 2018


What CMS bundled payment initiative are we on? It can be hard to keep track.

First there was the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (“BPCI”) model, a voluntary bundled payment program beginning in 2013. Then in 2016, CMS introduced the CJR (Comprehensive Joint Replacement) bundled payment model, which was initially mandatory in 67 MSAs (now 34 excluding rural and low volume providers), and then voluntary Oncology Care model which also started in 2016. And now, CMS has released BPCI Advanced–a new voluntary bundled payment initiative with a new set of rules to learn.

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