Medicare's Readmissions-Reduction Program--A Positive Alternative

N Engl J Med. 2012 Apr 12;366(15):1364-6. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1201268. Epub 2012 Mar 28.

MeSH terms

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S.
  • Direct Service Costs / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Economics, Hospital*
  • Humans
  • Insurance, Health, Reimbursement* / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Insurance, Health, Reimbursement* / standards
  • Medicare*
  • Patient Readmission / economics*
  • Patient Readmission / standards
  • Patient Readmission / statistics & numerical data
  • Quality Improvement
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care*
  • Rate Setting and Review / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Rate Setting and Review / methods*
  • Risk Adjustment
  • United States