Tag: CJR

CMS Releases Webinar Discussing Changes Made to the CJR Model

On May 13, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted a webinar covering changes made to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model. This model tests whether bundled payments and quality measures can improve quality and...

CJR Proposed Rule Comment Period Extended to June 23

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the comment period deadline to June 23, 2020, for stakeholders to submit comments on the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Model Three-Year Extension and Changes to Episod...

Top 5 Takeaways: CMS Proposes to Extend and Expand CJR

On February 20, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would make modifications to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Model. CJR, the first mandatory model established by CMS, is an in...

Second Annual CJR Evaluation Report Finds Continuing Declines in Average Episode Payments

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation recently released the Second Annual Evaluation Report for the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model.  After two performance years, average episode payments decreased by 3.7 percent or $1...

CMS Finalizes Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy for CJR

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule to provide flexibility to hospital participating in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Model (CJR) located in those areas impacted by extreme and uncontrollab...

H.R. 4848 (Congressman Tom Price, M.D.)

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