2016 Paper Awards Announced

Each year, the Annual Meeting Program Committee awards three outstanding papers to be presented at the Annual Meeting. Congratulations to the AAHKS Award recipients for this year: The James A. Rand Young Investigator’s Award “Administrative Claims vs. Surgical...

Top AAHKS News Clicks for September 2016

The following AAHKS News stories received the highest number of clicks from readers during the month of September: What Patients are Reading: Active Sports after THR Join the Next AAHKS Webinar: Functional Cup Position JAMA Study of BPCI View Recording of Functional...

Cost-Effectiveness Study Now Open Access

The study, “Estimating the Societal Benefits of THA After Accounting for Work Status and Productivity: A Markov Model Approach,” has been published this week as an open-access article in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Authors include several AAHKS members...

AAHKS Comments on CMS Proposed Rule

AAHKS sent a comment letter to CMS regarding their proposed rule Advancing Care Through EPMs; Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the CJR. This rule builds on MACRA and proposes development of “BPCI-like” volunteer episode payment models...

Tom Price, MD Asks CMS to Stop Mandatory Work

Politico reports that US House members sent a letter to CMMI asking them to stop mandatory work. The innovation center should impose the limits on its experimental models and only gradually expand them following dialogue with participants, according to the letter,...
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