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Executive Briefing: Bundled Payments - The Truth Behind Variation in Episode Payments

By exploring the regional variations in Medicare payments for 90-day episodes of care (those beginning with a hospitalization that also includes post-acute care), this report provides key findings from an analysis on four different clinical episodes/areas of care: acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, pneumonia and major hip and knee joint replacements.

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