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Knee and hip replacement readmissions dropping

Case Management Insider, December 1, 2015

Readmissions related to elective knee and hip replacements dropped between 2009 and 2013, according to the AARP.

These knee and hip procedures are a target for the Medicare Readmissions Reduction Program. While the number of procedures performed on older Americans climbed, the number of readmissions dropped 20%–23% among adults ages 50–84.

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