Orthopedics Resource Center

Arthroscopy Surgery Medicare

Medicare Reimbursement for Arthroscopy Procedures Down Almost a Third Since 2000

New study analyzes reimbursement trends for minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, one of the fastest-growing areas of orthopedics “A Comprehensive Analysis of Medicare Reimbursement to Physicians for Common Arthroscopy Procedures: Adjusted Reimbursement has Fallen Nearly 30% from 2000 to 2019,” printed in the December issue…

Components of a Successful Joint Replacement Program

How joint replacement became a fairly routine outpatient procedure Advances in total joint replacement surgeries can be divided into two distinct time periods—before and after Sir John Charnley. The earliest attempts at hip replacement took place in Germany in the late 19th century, with…

The Foot Drop Fight

Early treatment and compliance with a home exercise program are essential. Foot drop, a general term for difficulty lifting the front part of the foot, can be a temporary or permanent condition. The condition signals an underlying neurological, muscular or anatomical problem. A patient…

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