Bundled Payments for Elective Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: An Analysis of Medicare Administrative Data.

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Bundled payments have been proposed as a mechanism for restraining health care spending for total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but empirical data are limited. We used Medicare data to examine variation in payments for TKA during a window extending 30 days before to 90 days after TKA for 167 186 patients who underwent elective primary TKA in 2009. Mean Medicare… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/2151458514559832

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