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Health Plans: Are you still paying for care that is no evidence-based? And do you know how much?


Example Case Study

Early degenerative knee pain is the first presentation of Osteoarthritis, a leading cause of disability globally. Current treatments have little impact on the progressive degeneration associated with Osteoarthritis.  It is a critical medical priority to develop effective and affordable disease-modifying therapies to slow or arrest the progression of this disease.

Below is listed in order of decreasing level of effectiveness, a measure combining the research evidence of the care and its cost. (#1 has the highest level of evidence and lowest cost).

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    • In many practices the common plan is to work through the entire list as each treatment fails.
    • For end stage knee arthritis a partial or total knee replacement has a great track record and a cost of $25,000 – $50,000.

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Texas Medical Management’s expertise helps you manage your cost pain points more effectively. What are your specific cost pain points by diagnosis or treatment? Cancer, Diabetes, Obesity?

Let’s start a conversation. Send Dr. Rick Schultz an email at [email protected] or call us at 512-275-6471.

Accepting Urgent/Emergent cases only until state restrictions are lifted. Contact us to see if you qualify. Elective cases are postponed while we continue to qualify patients for surgery and fill our waiting list. Call for more info. 


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