Month: August 2015

Patient Accounts

FROM THE DESK OF… Kim Santolla, Patient Accounts Supervisor   As Supervisor of Patient Accounts for Orthopaedic Surgery Associates, Inc., I am often asked various questions regarding our billing process.  Statements are sent to our patients on a billing cycle of 28 days when no activity occurs on the account.  A patient may receive interim …

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Meniscal Injuries

The medial meniscus and lateral meniscus are specialized structures within the knee. These crescent-shaped shock absorbers between the tibia and femur have an important role in the function and health of the knee. Once thought to be of little use, the menisci (plural) were routinely removed when torn. Now we know that the menisci contribute …

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Knee Injuries

It is difficult to read a sports page in any major newspaper these days and not see a report dealing with an athlete sidelined by a knee injury. Knee injuries are occurring with alarming frequency at all levels of athletic participation – from “Peewee” to adult, from recreational to professional. Most younger athletes injure their …

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