Notice of Open Positions on AAHKS Committees

AAHKS members are invited to apply online for open positions on the following AAHKS committees: Education, Evidence Based Medicine, International, Leadership Development, Patient and Public Relations, Practice Management, Publications, Quality Measures, Research and...

Arthroplasty Today December Issue Focuses on Metal

Arthroplasty Today marks its first year in publication as the open-access, online journal from AAHKS with an issue focusing on complexities of adverse local tissue reactions associated with metal debris. Douglas W. Van Citters, PhD, Retrieval Lab Director and...

Congress Votes to Delay Medical Device Tax

As part of a massive government funding omnibus bill passed by both houses of the U.S. Congress today, a freeze is in place on the Affordable Care Act’s medical device tax for 2016 and 2017. The tax has been in place since 2013. The President is expected to sign...

Joint Replacement Topic of Fox News Segment

“The Doctor is In” segment of the Fox 2 Detroit news recently featured total joint replacement. In a discussion with AAHKS member, Michael A. Charters, MD, they covered the mechanics of a knee and hip implant, how to prevent joint wear and how to identify when a total...

Meeting with Cigna on Precertification

On December 10, AAHKS President Jay R. Lieberman, MD and Executive Director Mike Zarski met with representatives of Cigna and eviCore, the utilization review company that is managing Cigna’s new precertification program for THA and TKA. Also in attendance were David...
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