Hospitals Tap Drugstores To Curb Readmissions

How Can Hospitals Help Slow Readmissions? Many hospitals are at risk for patient readmission fines. Since readmission fees began, many hospitals find themselves losing income. There are ways to avoid unnecessary patient readmissions within 30 days of hospital discharge. One method to avoid this fee is to give recently discharged patients thorough information about their […]

3 Ways To Make Readmission Policies Fair For Hospitals

Understand Current Policy Since the Affordable Care Act created the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, hospitals now encounter reduced reimbursement payments for surplus 30-day readmission rates. Reducing unnecessary costs is vital to a hospital’s success. A high-cost risk for hospitals includes high penalties for patient readmission. To avoid unfair readmission policies, hospitals must maintain high-quality care […]