The Healthmonix Advisor

4 Tips To Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates

Posted by Lauren Patrick on January 25, 2018

 

Hospital readmissions can be bad news for patients, but they can also be bad news for a hospital’s bottom line. Readmissions cost $41.3 billion overall, a majority of whichabout $26 billion annuallyis paid by Medicare. Moreover, as much as $17 billion of Medicare-paid readmissions are considered to be avoidable.

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Topics: Readmissions, Value-Based Care