Medicare launches major payment shift for hip, knee surgery
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Medicare launches major payment shift for hip, knee surgery

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare is launching a major shift in how it pays for hip and knee replacements. The goal: improve quality and control costs. The Obama administration said on Monday, November 16, that starting April 1, hospitals in 67 metropolitan areas will get a single payment for hip and knee replacements, covering surgery, … Continue reading

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