September 1, 2012

Many providers have started to explore bundled pricing as a mechanism to address concerns about the cost and quality of healthcare, and to provide differentiation in the marketplace. But it’s increasingly clear that one of the biggest barriers these providers face is getting physicians on board.

This month in Becker’s Hospital Review, NAI Partners Michael Abrams, M.A. and Rita E. Numerof, Ph.D. offer their guidance on how to overcome this challenge in their article, Bundled Pricing: Getting Physician Buy-In, September 10, 2012. In it, they offer four critical considerations in the process used for developing bundled pricing while minimizing physicians’ resistance and maximizing their clinical input into the process. Click @BeginLink@here@EndLink@ to read the entire article.