Private patients are being funnelled into an expensive inpatient rehabilitation pathway after total hip arthroplasty with no evidence that they will have better outcomes than patients who access their rehab in the community, researchers say. An observational study of 246 privately insured patients, from one of 12 private hospitals across five states, has shown the ...
Inpatient rehab after arthroplasty: extra costs, no benefit
By Mardi Chapman
24 Jul 2018