Items Tagged ‘high readmission rates’

July 31, 2012

Hospitals, Counties Partner to Reduce Medicare Patients’ Hospital Readmission Rates

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A new program in Eau Claire and Chippewa counties intended to keep Medicare patients recently released from hospitals from returning is receiving statewide attention. That’s partly because the transition intervention program appears to be working, but also because of a looming deadline from the federal Affordable Care Act that will penalize hospitals with high readmission […]

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Tags: Affordable care act, Aging and Disability Resource Center, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, high readmission rates, Medicare, Sacred Heart Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital

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