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Which Rural and Urban Hospitals Have Received Readmission Penalties Over Time?

Description
Evaluates the rural-urban differences in the proportion of hospitals that receive penalties under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Readmission Reduction Program, and compares the specific health condition risk-adjusted readmission rates by rural and urban location. Analyzes characteristics of hospitals receiving readmission penalties.
Author(s)
Peiyin Hung, Michelle Casey, Ira Moscovice
Date
10/2015
Type
Document
Organization
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Hospitals · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data