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Quarter 4 2020 THP BPCI Advanced Newsletter

Quarter 4 2020 THP BPCIADVANCED NEWSLETTER  I. BPCI-A Model Year 4 Program Updates The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) has announced several programmatic changes to the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A) model. These changes go into effect on January 1, 2021 and will…

Tower Health Partners Newsletter - Q1

Quarter 1 2021 I. BPCI-A Performance Data – Status Update for All Teams  Although non-participating hospitals (Brandywine, Chestnut Hill, Phoenixville)  have ceased program involvement and subsequent financial risk beginning January 2021, Tower Health will continue to receive data from CMS as claims…

December 2019: BPCI Advanced Newsletter

 I. BPCI-A Model Year 3  On October 1st, 2018, Tower Health was one of many ambitious, innovative health systems across the country to join the first cohort of participants as they began partaking in Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced. The second cohort of participants, including…

July 2019: BPCI Advanced Newsletter for THP

I. Tower Health is Participating in 11 Bundled Payment Episodes  Tower Health (TH) has been participating in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced program since October 1, 2018. BPCI Advanced is a voluntary CMS program in which hospital and physician groups select clinical episodes…

June 2020: BPCI Advanced Newsletter for THP

I. The effects of COVID-19 on the BPCI-A program  As healthcare organizations navigate through this era of COVID-19, many have seen that this pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the BPCI-A patient population. BPCI-A program participants have been anxiously awaiting communications from The Center for…

March 2020: BPCI Advanced Newsletter for THP

I. Introduction Tower Health (TH) Leadership and the system hospitals continue to remain engaged and committed to innovative care transformation as it relates to the BPCI-Advanced (BPCI-A) program and beyond. Alternative payment models of care that focus on value and quality of care provided are on the…

September 2020: THP BPCI Advanced Newsletter

I. BPCI-A program Model Year 3 Options for Participation As highlighted in the Q2 2020, June Newsletter, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS has provided BPCI Advanced hospitals the opportunity to choose from one of three options as it relates to financial risk in Model Year (MY) 3 of the program. A…