1. In this cross-sectional study conducted at a large health care system in San Antonio, TX, bundled payments for joint replacement procedures were associated with both hospital savings and reduced Medicare payments.
2. Decreases in post-acute care spending only occurred if it was included in the payment bundles.
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1. In patients who underwent open carpal tunnel release (OCTR), 74% reported complete symptom resolution at 10 year follow-up.
2. At 10 year follow-up, 88% of patients were completely satisfied or very satisfied with the surgery.
Study Rundown: Strong functional, symptom, and satisfaction scores at 10 year follow-up demonstrate both...