“Disease-related Expenditures in Chronic Rhinosinusitis Patients After Endoscopic Sinus Surgery”

BHIPeer Reviewed Articles

Journal of Medical Economics, April 2018 Adults (aged 18-64 years) undergoing ESS for CRS in 2012-2015 were identified within the Blue Health Intelligence® database and used to estimate revision rates. Patients with ±1 year of enrollment around the index ESS were used to estimate 1-year healthcare expenditures. Revision ESS rates were evaluated via Kaplan-Meier and Cox regression models. Disease-related healthcare … Read More

“Costs of Cervical Disc Replacement versus Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion”

BHIPeer Reviewed Articles

Spine, April 2015 This was a retrospective, matched cohort analysis of a prospectively collected database of costs and outcomes for patients aged 18 to 60 years, who were continuously enrolled in a Blue Cross Plan contributing data to a claims database. Inclusion criteria were as follows: all patients who were treated surgically with either CDA or ACDF between January 2008 … Read More