CMS Proposes A Mandatory Cardiac Bundled Care Initiative

On August 2, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the proposed rule: Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models (EPMs); Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR). The propose rule outlines the structure  for a bundled payment project for acute myocardial infarctions…