Episode Payment Models: General Information

Final Rule and Interim Final Rule with Comment: Cancellation of Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment and Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) Incentive Payment Models; Changes to Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Payment Model: Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy for the CJR Payment Model

The final rule entitled “Medicare Program; Cancellation of Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Models; Changes to Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model: Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy for the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model” has canceled the EPMs and CR Incentive Payment Model, rescinded the regulations governing these models, and finalized changes to the CJR Model, effective January 1, 2018. For more information, please refer to the final rule and the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model page.