Aetna teams with Hoag Orthopedic on bundled payment initiative

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH Leveraging up from the Integrated Healthcare Association’s (IHA) work (and others) in the bundled payment domain, @Aetna announced yesterday that in association with partner health information technology vendor @McKesson_HIT, their work with Hoag Orthopedic Hospital (aka @HoagOrthopedic) in Newport Beach, California. Bundled payment a child of the DRG payment system and long …