Headed to AAHKS? Our VP of Content Development for Orthopedics, Lisa Mahan, weighs in on what's trending ahead of the meeting.A hot topic at #AAHKS2019 this year will be the move towards outpatient joint replacement surgery with CMS moving to reimburse hospital outpatient total hip replacement and reimbursement of total knee replacement in an ASC setting.
- Outpatient hip and knee replacement surgeries are expected to comprise 57% of all nonfracture knee and hip replacements by the year 2020. ACS Focus
- AAHKS currently does not believe CMS has taken adequate action to address issues arising from