Tag: Hospital readmission


ACA financial penalties lead to reductions in hospital readmission rates for common conditions

December 27, 2016

Via: The Medical News

Financial penalties levied under the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program lead to the poorest performing hospitals to achieve the greatest reductions in readmission rates for common conditions. The analysis, led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical […]


CMS: Hospital readmission rates fell by 8 percent in 49 states, DC

September 15, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

Between 2010 and 2015, all states except Vermont saw Medicare 30-day readmission rates fall, according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services data released Tuesday. Hospital readmission rates fell by 8 percent between 2010 and 2015. In 43 states, readmission […]