Helping manage the high cost of orthopedic surgery
The Optum Spine and Joint Solution (SJS) program provides access to surgeons and expert facilities that qualify to become part of our Centers of Excellence and accept bundled case rates for in-scope procedures to create alignment among members, employers and providers.
*The Centers of Excellence (COE) program providers and medical centers are independent contractors who render care and treatment to health plan members. The COE program does not provide direct health care services or practice medicine, and the COE providers and medical centers are solely responsible for medical judgments and related treatments. The COE program is not liable for any act or omission, including negligence, committed by any independent contracted health care professional or medical center.