American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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Study Shows TJA Cost Reduction

An observational study of Baptist Health System published in JAMA Internal Medicine, “Cost of Joint Replacement Using Bundled Payment Models,” found cost savings under the Medicare bundled payments program. Most of the hospital savings came from implants and supplies and most of the postacute care savings came from decreased use of institutional care,” according to the findings. Read the abstract.


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