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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

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  • The AAHKS membership year starts January 1, 2018! Log in to renew.
  • Registration is Open!
    Join colleagues in a small group, collaborative setting analyzing cases in general and breakout sessions. May 4-5, 2018 in Miami, Florida, USA. Full details.
  • FARE Grant Applications Due
    Submit research for consideration of the next FARE Grant by February 1, 2018. Details.
  • Do I Need a Joint Replacement?

    If you’re suffering from pain and loss of function in your hips or knees, we have the resources you need to learn about treatment. Also learn about the advantages and disadvantages of short-stay surgery. Read More
  • MACRA Payment Resources from AAHKS
    How the CMS quality payment program affects your practice. Learn more.

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AAHKS Interprets “Two-Midnight Rule” for TKA

Following the announcement that total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is being removed from the inpatient only list in the most recent CMS CY18 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems (HOPPS) rule, AAHKS and our regulatory firm Epstein Becker & Green discussed with CMS Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group staff interpretation of the “Two-Midnight Rule” for TKA procedures. Visit the Practice Management section for complete details.

FARE Grant Application Due February 1

The Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE) grant application reviews will begin in February. We invite you to participate by sharing a research idea for consideration of a FARE grant. Initial proposals will be reviewed by the AAHKS Research Committee, and a few outstanding applicants will be invited to submit a full grant proposal for evaluation. The top proposal will receive up to a $50,000 grant award and will be announced during the 2018 Spring Meeting. Submit your application now.

AAHKS Corporate Partners

AAHKS Corporate Partners demonstrate their commitment to advancement of innovation and better patient outcomes by supporting our mission.

Platinum Corporate Partners
» DePuy Synthes    » DJO Global    » Smith & Nephew   » Stryker    » Zimmer Biomet
Gold Corporate Partners
» Medtronic
Silver Corporate Partner
» ConforMIS   » Halyard Health   » MicroPort Orthopedics
Bronze Corporate Partners
» Acelity    »  Corentec   »  Corin USA   » EOS Imaging   » Flexion
» Intellijoint Surgical    » Medacta   » Muve Health
» OrthAlign    » OsteoRemedies    » Renovis Surgical Technologies, Inc.
» Surgical Care Affiliates   » Total Joint Orthopedics