Aiming For Fewer Hospital U-Turns

Hospital Discharge

Aiming for Fewer Hospital U-turns: The Medicare Hospital Readmission Reduction Program

For Medicare patients, hospitalizations can be stressful; even more so when they result in subsequent readmissions. While many readmissions are unavoidable, researchers have found wide variation in hospitals’ readmission rates. (KFF.org Issue Brief, Boccuti and Casillas, 3/10/17)

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