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Archive July 2012 XIII, No. 7

Business Advisor - 7 Strategies to Get Paid for Implants

Persuade payors and vendors to cover surgery's priciest parts.

Emilie Keene, MHA


get paid for implantsI sometimes suffer from surgical implant sticker shock: $1,300 for ACL reconstruction allografts, $1,100 for shoulder anchors and fracture plates, up to $650 for hernia mesh. But these high costs don't have to negate a case's profitability. Beyond negotiating carveouts with your payors, here are 7 ways to get paid for implants.

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