Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina has started testing out its bundled payment model for knee replacement surgeries, according to a Health Leaders Media
BCBSNC began a pilot project for orthopedic bundles in 2011 and recently announced two bundled payment initiatives with physician-owned Triangle Orthopaedic Associates and Duke University Health System in Durham, N.C.
If it performs well, the model could be expanded to include hip replacements, according to the report.
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