About this paper
Many new healthcare payment models, programs and provider entities have emerged over the past few years – and all represent a significant change in care delivery and reimbursement. This paper focuses on one of the most prominent models: episodes of care. After summarizing third-party research on the current level of adoption by payers and providers in the U.S., it provides SAS insights on the study’s findings. You’ll understand why organizations are cautious about moving too quickly, the foundational role of analytics in planning and operationalizing this bundled payment model, and how the right tools can alleviate concerns and accelerate adoption across the country.