April 1997 AAOS Report

Updates on HCFA practice expense, MSAs, job market

The April 1997 Bulletin contains an update on the Academy's efforts to oppose the Health Care Financing Administration's proposed resource-based practice expense system. Readers also will learn why medical savings accounts are important to orthopaedic surgeons. The Bulletin includes a glance at the job market for orthopaedic surgeons, featuring state-by-state listings of the density of orthopaedic surgeons, percent of managed care patients and the percent of practice opportunities offered in the Academy's Placement Service.


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