The Nobel Prize is one of the oldest and most prestigious awards in the world. It is given for physics, chemistry, physiology, or medicine, as well as for literature and peace and is the best known. However, many consider it to be political. An associated award is the prize in economic sciences. The prize is worth $1.2 million, and is given annually to up to three (living) individuals (shared).
|Hot Topics in Health Law: Unbundling Bundled Payment Contracts|
As the fee-for-service model faces continued scrutiny, payors continue to explore new payment models designed to improve quality and efficiency while reducing costs. Many payors are increasingly advancing bundled payments as an alternative to fee-for-service. A bundled payment involves a single payment covering services delivered by two or more providers during a single episode of care or period of time.
by John Arnold