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Special Episode: Impact of Payment Policy Changes

AAOS Advocacy Podcast

Special Episode: Impact of Payment Policy Changes

James I "Hutch" Huddleston III, MD, AAHKS Advocacy Committee Chair and Wilford K. Gibson, MD, AAOS Council on Advocacy Chair
September 2, 2020

Special Episode: Impact of Payment Policy Changes

In this episode, produced in partnership with the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), advocacy leaders from both organizations discuss the payment policy changes that have been proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The agency is reducing all orthopaedic surgical services by approximately 5% and reducing the work relative value units for hip and knee arthroplasty by an additional 5.4%, further compounding the mounting tension on musculoskeletal care.

Host: Chad A. Krueger, MD, AAHKS Health Policy Fellow

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