Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery Resources for Payors
Learn more about minimally invasive colorectal surgery and their benefits/risks with these resources:
This MIP Value Dossier provides a clinical overview of minimally invasive surgical procedures (MIP) as used in four distinct clinical indications: hysterectomy, appendectomy, cholecystectomy, and colectomy. In addition, a comparison of key clinical and economic outcomes in these settings with MIP vs. conventional open surgical approaches, as reported in recent published clinical trials, is presented.
Differences have been found between minimally invasive surgery vs. open procedures for shorter hospital length of stay, quicker return to work and return to normal activities. For more details, review the study of over 112 clinical papers regarding the following MIP Procedures: Cholecystectomy, Appendectomy, Colectomy, Hysterectomy, Ventral Hernia Repair and Fundoplication.
A recent study of national payor claims finds that minimally invasive surgical (MIS) techniques for appendectomy and colectomy offer several clinical & cost benefits when compared to open surgical procedures, including:
Colon & Hemorrhoids Resources for Employers
Share these resources with your employees and health plan members to help them understand the facts about their possible options for minimally invasive procedures:
See your carrier for more information.