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3 Stocks to Buy After Recent Changes to Medicare

·5 min read

More than a million hip and knee replacement surgeries are performed in the U.S. each year. The cost of those procedures can range from $30,000 to $50,000 each. Insurers, like UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), and Cigna (NYSE: CI), as well as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), have been leaning on health systems to move these procedures to ambulatory surgery centers (ASC) for years.