A new study has concluded that the bundled payments programs being tested by Medicare reduce health care costs while improving the quality of care.

The study covered Medicare Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI) results for the past four years and includes the Medicare hip and knee replacement bundled care program.

And contrary to another recent study, this report did not find any increase in the volume of procedures during the study period.

To learn more about the study’s methodology and findings, go here to read “Debunking the Argument that the Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Program (BPCI) Contributed to Higher Procedure Volumes.”