Association of Length of Stay, Recovery Rate, and Therapy Time per Day With Functional Outcomes After Hip Fracture Surgery

January 30, 2020

Abstract

Importance Medicare is shifting from payment for postacute care services based on the volume provided to payment based on value as determined by patient characteristics and functional outcomes. Matching therapy time and length of stay (LOS) to patient needs will be critical to optimize functional outcomes and manage costs.

Objective: To investigate the association among therapy time, LOS, and functional outcomes for patients following hip fracture surgery.

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