A Surprise Benefactor of Reform; Cleveland Clinic Moves to Bundle Hip, Knee and Spine Surgeries; Oregon’s Bold Medicaid Experiment; CMS Re-visits Facility Fees and IBM Shifts Retiree Medicare Coverage

Guess who is making money on health care reform?  It is not who you think.


The Cleveland Clinic’s new push to win business directly from the largest employers for hip, spine and knee surgeries, using a bundled payment approach as they do with cardiac care.

Oregon’s Bold Experiment in Medicaid and Medical Homes


CMS is re-thinking the facility fee


Here’s What’s Behind IBM’s Move to Change Retiree Medicare Coverage.  Not necessarily what people think:



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