Aiming for Fewer Hospital U-turns: The Medicare Hospital Readmission Reduction Program
Describes the Medicare Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP), analyzes the impact of the program on Medicare beneficiaries and healthcare facilities, and highlights identified issues regarding its implementation. Tables and charts display differences in penalties incurred by urban and rural facilities, and include estimates for FY 2017.
Cristina Boccuti, Giselle Casillas
Kaiser Family Foundation
Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Medicare · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data