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Aiming for Fewer Hospital U-turns: The Medicare Hospital Readmission Reduction Program

Description
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.
Author(s)
Cristina Boccuti, Giselle Casillas
Date
03/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Kaiser Family Foundation
Tagged as
Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Medicare · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data

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