Hospital Outpatient Prospective and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; Electronic Reporting Pilot; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities Quality Reporting Program; Quality Improvement Organization Regulations

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Jul 30 2012, at 11:59 PM ET
ID: CMS-2012-0084-0001

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Date Posted: Jul 9, 2012
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Comments Received*
Making total knee replacements observation status is ridiculous. First, the patient is usually vomitting post op day one and is unable to get up with PT and...
I am writing to voice my professional concern regarding the changes to prposed Medicare legislation to make TKA an outpatient procedure. Post-surgery-these...
Total Knee Arthroplasties are not an outpatient procedure - they are clearly an inpatient and should be listed on the inpatient only list. Average L.O.S. 2.5...

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