Reducing Hospital ReadmissionsPublished: Sep 4, 2012
Beginning in 2013 hospitals with higher then expected readmission rates will incur penalties against their total Medicare payments. It is expected that commercial payers are likely to do the same. What strategies will your organization use to avoid these readmissions? Patricia Hines and Bonnie Barndt-Maglio's Feburary 2012 article in H&HN Daily explains in more detail some strategies and what the significant financial implications can be.