Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) at Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) recently announced it has selected Alameda Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare as one of its preferred Sub Acute Rehabilitation (SAR) providers for Comprehensive Care For Joint Replacement (CJR). Medicare patients undergoing total knee or hip replacement at RBMC will be offered Alameda Center for rehabilitation if SAR is deemed necessary by the orthopedic surgeon.
Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicare is launching several bundled payment initiatives in order to improve quality and patient outcomes. CJR is the first bundle payment initiative launched in the area. Under the bundle CJR initiatives, hospitals usually align themselves with vibrant, well positioned facilities with three or more Medicare Star rating to care for the patients. In the case of Alameda, it is the only Four Star Medicare rated facility in the area.
Alameda’s commitment to patient care resonates well as a leader in the delivery of excellent health care with excellent patient outcomes. We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with HMH and we welcome the opportunity to work with other leading area hospitals.