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Hospital readmissions on the decline, says CMS

September 15, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS says the Hospital Readmissions Reduction program, which adjusts payments for hospitals with higher than expected 30-day readmission rates for targeted clinical conditions, and the Partnership for Patients program, which aims to decrease preventable complications during a transition from one care setting to another, are working. As a result of the programs, readmission rates have fallen by more than 5% in 43 states and more than 10% in 11 states, according to CMS's newly released...

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