Medicare Data Demonstrate Price Differences Among Texas Cities for Joint Replacements

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed the latest physician-led bundled payment model – BPCI Advanced – in January 2018. March 12, 2018 is the deadline to apply.

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Publicly available data gathered by Archway Health on lower extremity joint replacement surgeries for 2015 Medicare payments demonstrate a variety of costs within Texas cities.  The data include costs related to both the surgery, post-acute care service, and readmissions.