Relationship between the Charlson Comorbidity Index and cost of treating hip fractures: implications for bundled payment


The aim of this study is to investigate how the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) scores contribute to increased length of stay (LOS) and healthcare costs in hip fracture patients. Through retrospective analysis at an Urban level I trauma center, charts for all patients over the age of 60 years who presented with low-energy hip fracture were evaluated. 615… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10195-015-0337-z


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