Orthopedics & Spine

Home / Orthopedics & Spine

Care that keeps you moving shouldn’t break the bank. Take advantage of a unique cost savings on your total knee or hip replacement from Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Nebraska.

Don’t wait any longer.

Elect to have your total knee or hip replaced now.

For more information:

Call KRMC at (844) 762-5762

Kearney Regional Medical Center has been recognized as a Preferred Center for total knee and hip replacement surgeries.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska will waive deductible and coinsurance* for inpatient surgical facility charges for eligible members who receive their total knee or hip replacement at Kearney Regional Medical Center.

Kearney Regional Medical Center (KRMC) is the only surgical facility between Lincoln and Denver to be recognized as a Preferred Center for total knee and hip replacements.

LOW INFECTION RATES

LOW READMISSION RATES

HIGH PATIENT SATISFACTION

LOWER COST FOR PATIENTS

Your copay and deductible could be waived on your total knee and hip replacement.

Simply schedule your surgery before December 31, 2021 at KRMC.

To qualify for this offer:

  • KRMC must be in-network for your Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska plan.
  • KRMC must approve your surgery (higher-risk patients may be referred to another facility).
  • Coinsurance will be waived if all other requirements are met.

FAQ’s

A Nebraska Preferred Center is a surgical facility that has demonstrated high-quality through low readmission and infection rates, high patient satisfaction and lower costs for total knee and hip replacements.

This program covers inpatient total knee and hip replacement surgeries only at an in-network Nebraska Preferred Center. Deductibles and coinsurance will be waived for PPO plans and coinsurance will be waived on qualified high deductible health plans for the surgical facility charges only. You will be responsible for deductible, coinsurance and copays (if applicable) for all other costs related to your surgery.

Total knee and hip replacement surgeries are the only procedures covered under the Nebraska Preferred Centers program.  All other surgeries will be subject to the terms your health plan.

No. We will waive deductible and coinsurance amounts for the approved Nebraska Preferred Centers inpatient surgical facility charges only. You will be responsible for any deductible, coinsurance, lab work, anesthesiologist, surgeon fees, copay amounts, etc. for the other services related to your surgery.

This program is available for all networks – NEtwork Blue, Premier Select BlueChoice and BluePrint Health. In order to receive this benefit, your procedure must be performed at a surgical center that is in your network.

If your deductible has been met for the year, the program will cover any applicable coinsurance amounts for surgical facility charges only.

KRMC is designated as a Preferred Center for total knee and hip replacements by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Don’t wait any longer.

Elect to have your total knee or hip replaced now.

For more information:

Call KRMC at (844) 762-5762

Recognized by experts,
trusted by you.

KRMC is devoted to local doctors and excellence in compassionate care. You will experience complete care before, during, and after your procedure by our team of attentive medical professionals.

“They have the most compassionate staff I’ve ever met – they go the second and third mile for you.”

– Bev Muller, total hip replacement patient

Get back on your feet fast with our cutting edge custom technology.

Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery

Using a 3D model for your unique anatomy, the Mako robotic-arm helps surgeons plan and perform your joint replacement surgery. It excels in creating customized placement and size of implants for a perfect fit to improve durability and recovery time.

Conformis Knee Replacements

Custom-made implants are designed to mimic every aspect of your natural knee. A CT scan and a 3D model are used to restore your natural shape, corrected for any deformity rather than replacing it with a pre-determined, standardized geometry. This results in less pain and recovery time.

Save money and start your road to pain-free movement by the end of the year.

Take advantage of this limited-time offer from BCBS.

Give us a call at

(844) 762-5762

to see if you are eligible to have your copay and deductible waived for your total hip or knee replacement.