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Bundle pay plan didn’t save money


Medicare’s bundled pay plan didn’t deliver any cost savings per episode or care outcomes for the top five medical conditions under the program. Also today, deaths in the US from liver disease surged from 1999 to 2016, bivalent HPV vaccine brings no significant increase in any of 38 different potential adverse outcomes, and almost one-quarter of preoperative patients were already using opioids. Listen to the MDedge Daily News for today’s top news.

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