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CMS proposes updated Medicaid, CHIP-managed care regulations

May 28, 2015

CMS recently proposed a rule to update managed care regulations for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, according to a press release.

The recommended adjustments reflect the growth of managed care — a health care delivery system that organizes cost, utilization and quality to participants enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance markets, according to CMS. Medicaid’s managed care regulations have not been revised since 2003. In addition, the regulations would target broader populations receiving managed care, including seniors and patients with disabilities.

5 stories to keep you updated about UCL reconstruction

May 26, 2015
Ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction has become extremely prevalent in sports medicine. Orthopedics Today spotlights five articles that focus on recent research on…
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Results equivalent for patients undergoing microfracture and autologous chondrocyte implantation

May 22, 2015
CHICAGO — Patients who underwent microfracture for treatment of a full-thickness cartilage defect in the knee experienced equal clinical and radiological long-term…
Large improvements in Physical Component Summary experienced after ACL reconstruction In the Journals

Large improvements in Physical Component Summary experienced after ACL reconstruction

May 20, 2015
Patients who underwent unilateral ACL reconstruction experienced large improvements in the Physical Component Summary at 2 years postoperatively that were maintained at…

Improved long-term outcomes, overall cost savings associated with meniscus repair

May 20, 2015
Despite substantially higher initial failure rates, meniscus repair was associated with improved long-term outcomes and overall cost savings compared with meniscectomy…
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Os Odontoideum in a Collegiate Softball Player: A Case Review

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, March/April 2015, Volume 7 Issue 2
An 18-year-old collegiate softball infielder who complained of paresthesia in her right hand and cervical instability…
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Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The past two decades have witnessed an amazing increase in the participation in competitive sports by children of all…
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VIDEO: Examining the role of stem cells in rotator cuff repair

April 1, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Philippe Hernigou, MD, PhD
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