From Bundled Payments to New Codes: How CMS is Driving Change

Posted by Kate Templeton on October 2, 2019

Sundeep Karnik co-wrote this blog post with Kate Templeton. 

The fragmentation of the U.S. healthcare ecosystem is often cited as a cause of many evils: high prices, conflicting incentives, lack of transparency and a bias toward the status quo. Anyone wanting to affect large-scale change in the system is confronted with a massive collective action problem, where no one benefits enough from solving it to warrant the blood, sweat and tears to make it happen. Widespread change requires an external catalyst that forces various stakeholders to align on incentives.

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