Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital has the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cadillac, MI

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Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data of hospitals within a 50-mile radius of Cadillac, Michigan, to rank them based on value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement.

best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cadillac, MI
“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 Cadillac, Michigan, showed that Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital had the best value outcomes over a 90 day episode for Hip & Knee replacement, followed by Munson Medical Center and Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital. 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 Trillium Health, LLC, 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.

Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $18,746 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $13,111 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $1,434. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $15,877. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $712.

Munson Medical Center’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $20,781 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $15,486 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $1,888. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $18,167. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $833.

Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital’s total cost of care over a 90 day episode was $22,137 (for the period between July 2016 and June 2019). The index hospitalization cost was $14,840 and the average rehospitalization cost per hospitalization was $2,859. The cost per rehospitalization was at an average of $21,379. Meanwhile, the average ED costs per hospitalization (when ED is involved) was $823.

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