Bundled Payments in the Private Market Update

In a recent article, Modern Healthcare reports that UnitedHealthcare is expanding a bundled payment model for orthopedic procedures. In January 2017, this model is expected to reach "28 geographic areas, 40 hospitals and 2.2 million patients from 55 companies." This news supports our view that bundled payments will continue to be adopted in the commercial market as part of a trend toward value-based payment nationwide. Read the article in Modern Healthcare here.