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Medicare readmission penalties don't reflect hospitals' overall readmission rates

The authors concluded that the readmission measures used by Medicare to determine financial penalties have poor agreement with readmission rates for other patients at the same hospitals. ... They calculated that more than half of all hospitals would have
March 2018

Taking stock of the readmission penalties

It's important to make sure penalties are affecting different hospitals in the same way.”. ... Although penalties succeeded in jumpstarting improvement, they are an overly simplistic approach to a complex issue, said Dr.
April 2017

Medicare readmission penalties examined

were critiquing the penalty program. They praised the penalties for effectively focusing attention on the problem of readmissions but expressed concerns about the program's potential effects, from increasing disparities in ... Hospitals treating
March 2014

Penalties

30, 2016, that were eligible for at least one HAC targeted by the penalties. ... Together these results suggest that the HAC penalty program could be decreasing equity while not improving quality, the authors noted.
July 2019

Making readmission penalties hospital-wide could hurt safety-net facilities more than others

participation in the penalty program, which requires at least 25 relevant admissions per hospital. ... Across all hospitals, penalties would increase from 0.42% of Medicare base diagnosis-related group payments to 0.89%.
October 2017

HCAP guidelines, CPR survival, and more

participation in the penalty program, which requires at least 25 relevant admissions per hospital. ... Across all hospitals, penalties would increase from 0.42% of Medicare base diagnosis-related group payments to 0.89%.
April 2018

Readmission penalties may not drive observation stays in lieu of readmissions

Use of observation rose from 2007 to 2015, but both for diagnoses targeted by readmission penalties and those not targeted, and there was no hospital-level association with readmissions. ... Readmission penalties under the Affordable Care Act had a broad
March 2016

Risk adjustment, costs of care

Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. Adjusting for clinical and social patient characteristics that CMS does not currently account for as part of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program may alleviate financial penalties ... The study authors
March 2019

Risk adjustment for more patient, population characteristics could reduce readmission penalties

variables. Adjusting for clinical and social patient characteristics that CMS does not currently account for as part of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program may alleviate financial penalties for hospitals that disproportionately ... The study
September 2018

Testing for cellulitis, opioid use recommendations, and more

The authors concluded that the readmission measures used by Medicare to determine financial penalties have poor agreement with readmission rates for other patients at the same hospitals. ... They calculated that more than half of all hospitals would have
July 2018

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