Hospitals in 67 areas are required to take part in the final CMS' Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Payment Model. The final rule also moves toward telehealth services in hip and knee replacement procedures.
Life November 19, 2015
Latest study conducted by the Boston University School of Medicine has found that people who undergo knee or hip replacement surgery experience an increased risk of heart attack during the first month following the procedure.
Life September 1, 2015
Hospitals may be subjected to a new Medicare rule that aims to improve the quality of care for patients requiring hip and knee replacement surgeries at a low cost. Through the restructuring of payments, hospitals will pay a one-time fee from the operation to the recovery phase.
Life July 10, 2015