Knee and hip replacement procedures are incredibly common, especially among older adults. The U.S. government recently outlined a new policy that would make these surgeries even more successful.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has unveiled a new program aimed at creating new protocols for treating patients following knee and hip replacement surgeries. The proposal – called the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement – would reform payment policies for older adults. Likewise, the CMS reported that CJR would provide a framework for following-up with patients in an effort to minimize complications or adverse health effects.
Millions of Americans …read more