American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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Senate Finance Committee Releases Report on Concurrent Surgeries

The United States Senate Committee on Finance released a report this week on the practice of concurrent and overlapping surgeries. According to the committee’s news release, the report “outlines a number of shortfalls at the federal level in monitoring and auditing teaching hospitals to ensure they are in compliance with Medicare billing restrictions, while also making a number of recommendations for hospitals and regulators to ensure patient safety and improve transparency.” View the report.


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