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Monday, June 25, 2018

Hospitals Told To Reduce Patient Readmissions Or Lose Money

By Bernard J. Wolfson and Ronald Campbell, The Orange County Register Medicare will dock payments this year for hospitals in hopes of spurring them to reduce the number of patients who are re-hospitalized too quickly. Government and commercial insurers view lower readmissions as a sign of higher-quality care and greater cost consciousness by hospitals. The pay […]

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