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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > A path to bundled payment around a hospitalization (A)

A path to bundled payment around a hospitalization (A)

June 13, 2008

The Congress should require the Secretary to confidentially report readmission rates and resource use around hospitalization episodes to hospitals and physicians. Beginning in the third year, providers’ relative resource use should be publicly disclosed.

Topics: Hospital and Physicians and other health professionals.