Manhattan Surgical Hospital, UKHS St. Francis Campus, and Stormont Vail Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Topeka, KS

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Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a 50-mile radius of Topeka, KS, to rank them based on value outcomes for Hip & Knee replacement.

best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Topeka, KS
“Dexur’s value analysis tracks a patient’s episode of care from the date of admission for 90 days and includes the index hospitalization, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs.”

Dexur’s analysis of medicare claims of hospitals within a 50-mile radius of Topeka, KS, showed that Manhattan Surgical Hospital, The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus, and Stormont Vail Hospital had the best value outcomes over a 90 day episode for Hip & Knee replacement. Dexur’s value analysis tracks a patient’s episode of care from the date of admission for 90 days and includes the index hospitalizations, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs. Total cost of care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs, such as Cotton-O'Neil ACO LLC and St. Francis Accountable Health Network, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the DRG level, specifically DRG 470: Major Joint Replacement Or Reattachment Of Lower Extremity Without Major Complication Or Comorbidity (MCC), to adjust for complications and comorbidities.

Manhattan Surgical Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $14,295 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $10,972 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $1,163. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $14,460. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $842.

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus’ total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $16,835 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $12,150 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $1,274. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $13,476. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $801.

Stormont Vail Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $17,308 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $13,075 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $2,269. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $14,739. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $600.

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