3 key reasons total knee replacements are migrating to the ASC setting

There are a variety of reasons why total knee replacements are becoming outpatient procedures, according to the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Here are the key insights to know:

1. Payment models that push the risk to providers encourage cost reductions and better outcomes.

2. The low cost and the opportunity to recover at home make outpatient surgery appealing to patients.

3. The increase in standardization for total knee replacements has increased care management.

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