UnitedHealth Group To Pay Bundled Fee For Cancer Care

December 16, 2014 3:43 AM

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Going further away from fee-for-service medicine, UnitedHealth Group UNH, the nation’s largest health insurer, said it will pay the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center a “bundled payment” for head and neck cancer care.

UnitedHealth Group’s UnitedHealthcare subsidiary says the pre-priced payment will give patients and their doctors a better idea upfront what the care will cost. UnitedHealth also said MD Anderson doctors will get paid more because they are eliminating various inefficiencies by taking on more risk th...

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