Bundled payments are one of the hot topics in the health care industry, and have been for some time. But now there’s evidence that doctors are finally ready to implement them – and that these models underscore clinical success, as well.
At its core, health care is – or should be – about the patient. Yet many providers’ reimbursement models are based not on quality of care, but type and quantity. The renewed focus on treatment outcomes means bundled payments are finally beginning to see an increase in adoption, if not yet fully replacing fee-for-service models. Consultancy Strategy& conducted research into bundles’ rise and found that, across the board, physicians are ready to embrace them going forward.