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Bundled Payment and the QIP: The Impact on Centers, Service, and Patient Care

‐ Sep 22, 2013 8:15am

How will bundling of payments impact outpatient centers? What are the components, and how do they impact the care that nephrology nurses want to provide to their patients? The impact of the Quality Incentive Program (QIP) on dialysis centers, patient services, and care as well as on the daily lives of nephrology nurses are analyzed. Determine if the strategies suggested can lead to improvements in your center.

Contact hours available until 9/22/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Conference Committee Disclosures:
Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Kristin Larson – Employee, NxStage Medical
Denise Murcek – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Beth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Lucy Todd – Employee, Baxter Healthcare
Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

  • Describe the regulations that define the bundled payment system with the Quality Incentive Program (QIP).
  • Illustrate how bundled payment and the QIP affect delivery of care to dialysis patients.


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