This model—known as “full-risk” or “global risk"—is increasingly used by Medicare plans such as Humana and UnitedHealthcare to shift their financial exposure from costly patients to physician-management companies.
Three recent studies look at the impacts of the social determinants of health and how they are mitigated in various programs across the country that provide healthcare services in places like economically disadvantaged communities and affordbale senior housing.
A total of 832 acute care hospitals and 715 physician group practices are participating in Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement – Advanced model, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced today.
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