Author | Bruce J. Gould, MD

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The “Episode-of-Care” Payment Model: One Practice’s Experience

December 15, 2011

The episode-of-care project is the first program in which a payer has partnered with the oncology community to reduce costs while paying for the demanding and complex cognitive work of the medical oncologist. The episode-of-care payment system seems to be working smoothly and we have not experienced the same erosion of our income that we have seen with other payers.