Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Fact Sheets

These are fact sheets from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about its proposed Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Initiative, or bundled payment initiative, scheduled to be implemented in January 2016.

This fact sheet is for consumers:

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This fact sheet is for health care providers:

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The CMS website has a listing of the 75 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) where the initiative will be implemented. MSAs are counties associated with a core urban area that has a population of at least 50,000.

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