The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), under the new leadership of former Congressman Tom Price, has delayed rolling out new payment models affecting cardiac care and broken hips, including for a program known as Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR). Senior Public Affairs Advisor Miranda Franco weighs in on the matter.
"There's so much uncertainty right now in the health care space – especially for hospitals as we look at ACA repeal and replace – that having some certainty, even if it is a mandated program, is something I think folks would welcome," Ms. Franco said.
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