Bundled Pay for Joint Replacement Could Boost Quality
Some organizations grumbled about CMS's proposed rule on bundled payments for hip and knee replacements, but now that the final rule—with some concessions to providers— is out, the push for better quality outcomes is on.
Groups Lobby to Add UDI to Claims Forms
The debate over whether or not unique device identifier (UDI) information should be added to insurance claims forms continues, with payers, health systems, and physicians supporting inclusion.
Interested in Joint Registries? See What AJRR Can Offer
Today at 1:30 p.m. in room 4301 of the Venetian/Sands EXPO Center, the American Joint Replacement Registry will hold an informative session on “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and International Arthroplasty Registry Efforts.”
AJRR Launches Total Joint Replacement Risk Calculator
AJRR Launces Web Portal for CMS Reporting
The American Joint Replacement Registry recently announced the launch of a web-based portal for participating surgeons to report CMS Physician Quality Reporting System program data.