Relevant Publications from the Field

The following publications should be reviewed as learning tools; they have not been authored by Dr. Amol S. Navathe or his team, but offer critical insight into health incentives and behavioral economics in ways that may be of particular interest to readers. 

Post-Acute Care After Joint Replacement in Medicare’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative

Read Publication Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM.

Mandatory Medicare Bundled Payment Program for Lower Extremity Joint Replacement and Discharge to Institutional Post-Acute Care

Read Publication JAMA

Finkelstein A, Ji Y, Mahoney N, Skinner J.

Evaluation of Medicare’s Bundled Payments Initiative for Medical Conditions

Read Publication New England Journal of Medicine

Joynt Maddox KE, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM.

Participation and Dropout in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative (Research Letter)

Read Publication JAMA

Joynt KE, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Epstein AM.

Association Between Hospitals’ Engagement in Value-Based Reforms and Readmission Reduction in the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program.

Read Publication JAMA Internal Medicine

Ryan AM, Krinsky S, Adler-Milstein J, Damberg CL, Maurer KA, Hollingsworth JM. 

Association Between Hospital Participation in a Medicare Bundled Payment Initiative and Payments and Quality Outcomes for Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Episodes

Read Publication JAMA

Dummit LA, Kahvecioglu D, Marrufo G, Rajkumar R, Marshall J, Tan E, Press MJ, Flood S, Muldoon D, Gu Q, Hassol A, Bott DM, Bassano A, Conway PH.

Medicare’s Bundled Payment Initiative: Most Hospitals Are Focused on a Few High-Volume Conditions

Read Publication Health Affairs

Tsai TC, Joynt KE, Wild RC, Orav EJ, Ja AK.