Under final rules issued by the CMS late Friday, physicians could see all Medicare payments cut by roughly 21% in April if the Medicare sustainable growth rate formula cuts are allowed to take effect.
Functional and MRI Outcomes After Arthroscopic Microfracture for Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Distal Tibial Plafond
A recent study examined the functional and magnetic resonance imaging MRI outcomes in patients who underwent arthroscopic microfracture to treat osteochondral lesions of the distal tibial plafond, which are not as common as talar lesions. The procedure was performed on 31 ankles. After following up...
Is the Affordable Care Act Working?
When Juliana Kessler, 15, broke an arm, a clinic required her mother, Laura Gottsman, to agree to pay for a sling if her insurer refused. Credit Peter DaSilva for The New York Times
3D-Printed Heel Bone Saves Cancer Patient’s Leg From Amputation in Pioneering Procedure
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Temple Podiatrist Gabriela M. Yurkanin, has collaborated with Vascular Surgeon, Dr. Eric T. Choi, Director of Limb Salvage at Temple Hospital, Dr. Peter Axelrod, Infectious Disease, Dr. Elias S. Siraj, Endocrinology, and Dr. Roy Steinhouse, Psychiatry. Studies support that a multidisciplinary...
Hospitals ask patients to pay upfront NEW YORK (CNNMoney)
The federal government today launched a highly anticipated website detailing at least $3.5 billion in financial ties in a five-month period between medical device and drug companies and physicians and teaching hospitals. The Open Payments websiteis the first public repository of national data...