Ann Plast Surg 2021 Sep 10. Epub 2021 Sep 10.
From the Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Baltimore, MD Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA Curtis National Hand Center, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
Background: This study aimed to evaluate recent trends in utilization, reimbursement, and charges for reconstructive plastic surgery procedures billed to Medicare.
Methods: We queried the Physician/Supplier Procedure Summary from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for procedures billed by plastic surgeons to Medicare Part B between 2010 and 2019. We collected service counts, charges, and reimbursements. Read More