CMS Extends Hip and Knee Bundled Payment Program

May 18, 2021
Rick Gawenda

On April 29, 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule extending the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model through December 31, 2024 for the 34 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in which participation was mandatory. Hospitals participating in the “voluntary” MSAs, as well as all low-volume and rural hospitals that have elected to participate, will continue to see the model end on Sept. 31, 2021. To access the final rule, click HERE.

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