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Private hospitals ‘biggest factor’ in rise in-patient rehab after TKR: study

Private hospitals are encouraging patients to have in-house rehabilitation after total knee replacements because health insurers pay them per-day to deliver it, new research suggests. But in-hospital rehab offers no benefits over community and home-based options, and the fact almost half of TKR private patients now use it represents ‘low value care’, according to the ...

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