Hospitalist model holds potential for big bed day reductions, huge savings in Medicare risk.

@article{1999HospitalistMH,
  title={Hospitalist model holds potential for big bed day reductions, huge savings in Medicare risk.},
  author={},
  journal={Public sector contracting report : the monthly guide to Medicare and Medicaid managed care},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={11-5}
}
  • Published 1999 in
    Public sector contracting report : the monthly…
Can you cut your Medicare risk inpatient bed days in half? Proponents of hospitalist programs say you can, and you can claim big savings--some as high as the upper $20s PMPM--when you apply the model to Medicare risk. Find out how to generate such savings, and learn from the experience of the Riverside Physician Network, a California IPA that uses hospitalists to care for its 10,200 seniors.