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CalPERS program helps lower costs of member hip and knee replacement surgeries
Date:6/23/2013

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The study compared CalPERS PPO members to other PPO members of WellPoint's affiliated health plan. The analysis used administrative medical claims for patients who had elective, non-emergency total knee replacement or total hip replacement surgeries from Jan. 1, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2011.


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