Hospital Readmission Reduction

Metadata Updated: July 14, 2017

In October 2012, CMS began reducing Medicare payments for Inpatient Prospective Payment System hospitals with excess readmissions. Excess readmissions are measured by a ratio, by dividing a hospital’s number of “predicted” 30-day readmissions for heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia by the number that would be “expected,” based on an average hospital with similar patients. A ratio greater than 1 indicates excess readmissions.

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Metadata Created Date June 19, 2015
Metadata Updated Date July 14, 2017

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Harvested from Healthdata.gov

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Metadata Created Date June 19, 2015
Metadata Updated Date July 14, 2017
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