Associations between preoperative physical therapy and post-acute care utilization patterns and cost in total joint replacement

Abstract

Health-care costs following acute hospital care have been identified as a major contributor to regional variation in Medicare spending. This study investigated the associations of preoperative physical therapy and post-acute care resource use and its effect on the total cost of care during primary hip or knee arthroplasty.

Publication
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Date
Links