Bundled Payments Come to Oncology
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PUBLICATION: Oncology Times
DATE PUBLISHED: 11/14/11
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, which operates four regional cancer centers, is approaching the bundled payment concept from a different angle by offering a package of diagnostic services and a treatment plan delivered in a guaranteed timeframe for a flat rate. CTCA, which reports quality data on its website, introduced the CareEdge® program to help transform the health care industry to operate like other service industries—and to get experience with new payment methods required by that transformation.