Which Rural and Urban Hospitals Have Received Readmission Penalties Over Time?
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.
Peiyin Hung, Michelle Casey, Ira Moscovice
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Hospitals · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data