9 05, 2022

May 9, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-05-10T11:32:22-04:00May 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|

  Today's Top Story Study: Machine Learning Models Accurately Predict Revision Surgery after Noncemented THA in Osteoporotic Patients According to a retrospective study published in the May 15 issue of the Journal of the AAOS ®, machine learning (ML) models are highly accurate when predicting revision surgery in osteoporotic patients after primary noncemented total hip arthroplasty (THA). A total of 350 patients were evaluated. Four ML algorithms were designed to predict revision surgery probability. At a mean of [...]

22 04, 2022

April 22, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-04-25T17:47:42-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Top Stories, Uncategorized|

  Today's Top Story AAOS 2023 Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts Now Open The AAOS Annual Meeting is the must-attend event of the year for orthopaedics professionals all over the world, making it the premier venue to share your knowledge and showcase your research. The Academy is currently seeking abstracts and applications for possible presentation at the 2023 Annual Meeting, which will take place March 7 to 11 in Las Vegas, Nev. The first submission deadline is right [...]

3 03, 2022

From the Well | Day 51

By |2022-03-05T14:49:28-05:00March 3rd, 2022|Uncategorized|

          From The Well Day 51   At the center of the West Virginia state Capitol is an area known as The Well. It is the informal gathering place for lobbyists, reporters, constituents and lawmakers. Centrally located between the chambers of the House of Delegates and Senate, The Well is often where information is shared, alliances are formed, and deals are made.     Energy     House Judiciary makes changes in SB694   [...]

16 02, 2022

February 16, 2022 | Today’s News

By |2022-02-18T16:02:08-05:00February 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|

  Today's Top Story Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes Are Associated with Dislocation, Reduced Implant Survival after THA A study published in the Feb. 15 issue of the Journal of the AAOS ® found that patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) have higher rates of perioperative dislocation and reduced implant survival after total hip arthroplasty (THA) than patients without EDS. The researchers compared 354 THA patients with EDS with 3,518 matched controls. Ninety-day dislocation rates were 4.2 percent for the EDS group, [...]

10 09, 2021

September 10, 2021 | Today’s News

By |2021-09-11T14:15:06-04:00September 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|

  AAOS Volunteer Opportunities Several AAOS Committees Seek New Members Consider applying for the following positions: Patient Safety Committee Chair position—applications are accepted until Nov. 1 Practice Management/Rehabilitation Program Committee Member position—applications are accepted until Nov. 1 Spine Program Committee Member position—applications are accepted until Nov. 1 Hand and Wrist Instructional Course Committee Member position—applications are accepted until Nov. 1 Medical Liability Committee Member positions—applications are accepted until Dec. 1 Learn more and submit applications… (member login required) [...]

7 08, 2020

August Journal Club: Hip and Knee

By |2020-08-07T13:44:53-04:00August 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The Journal Club will take place from 7:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2020.   All registrants will receive Zoom invitations the day of Journal Club. Click here to register. Our topics will include: Diagnosis of Periprosthetic Infection Hip Offset Management of the Bone Loss Periarticular Needle-Based Therapy Sagittal Spinal Deformity

27 04, 2020

CMS Reevaluates Accelerated Payment Program and Suspends Advance Payment Program

By |2020-06-01T06:47:08-04:00April 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

On April 26, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it is reevaluating the amounts that will be paid under its Accelerated Payment Program and suspending its Advance Payment Program to Part B suppliers effective immediately. The agency made this announcement following the successful payment of over $100 billion to health care providers and suppliers through these programs and in light of the $175 billion recently appropriated for health care provider relief payments. CMS had [...]

20 04, 2020

CMS Issues Recommendations to Re-Open Health Care Systems in Areas with Low Incidence of COVID-19

By |2020-04-20T19:01:27-04:00April 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issues new recommendations specifically targeted to communities that are in Phase 1 of the Guidelines for President Trump’s Opening Up America Again with low incidence or relatively low and stable incidence of COVID-19 cases. The recommendations update earlier guidance provided by CMS on limiting non-essential surgeries and medical procedures. The new CMS guidelines recommend a gradual transition and encourage health care providers to coordinate with local and state public health [...]

15 04, 2020

CMS Special Edition: April 15, 2020

By |2020-04-15T18:41:54-04:00April 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

COVID-19: Reprocessing Hospital Claims, Essential Diagnostic Services, Non-Invasive Ventilators IPPS Hospitals, LTCHs: Reprocessing Claims for CARES Act Trump Administration Announces Expanded Coverage for Essential Diagnostic Services Amid COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Removal of Non-Invasive Ventilator Product Category from DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program IPPS Hospitals, LTCHs: Reprocessing Claims for CARES Act CMS is implementing changes to increase payments to Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) hospitals and Long-Term Care Hospitals (LTCHs) under Sections 3710 and 3711 of the Coronavirus Aid, [...]

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