By the year 2030, the number of individuals in the US older than 65 is projected to double. Bone and joint disorders account for more than 50% of all chronic conditions in people older than 50 years of age and are the most common cause of long-term pain and disability.
As a result, this increased demand provides Durable Medical Equipment Providers (DME) the opportunity to meet patient expectations in a new way. More patients are looking for a greater quality of life and seeking procedures sooner. More than 600,000 knee replacements are performed annually. Consider adding continuous passive motion (CPM) to your revenue stream. Reimbursement – HCPCS E0935 approximately $21/day.