Type 2 Myocardial Infarction and the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Sep 4;72(10):1166-1170. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.06.055.


Central Illustration: The Potential Implications of Including Type 2 Myocardial Infarction in the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program. Abbreviations: CABG= Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, COPD= Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, HF= Heart Failure, HRRP= Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, ICD: International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, T1MI= Type 1 Myocardial Infarction, T2MI= Type 2 Myocardial Infarction.

Keywords: Hospital Readmission Reduction Program; health policy; type 2 myocardial infarction.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S.*
  • Economics, Hospital
  • Humans
  • International Classification of Diseases
  • Myocardial Infarction / classification
  • Myocardial Infarction / epidemiology*
  • Outcome and Process Assessment, Health Care
  • Patient Readmission / statistics & numerical data*
  • Prognosis
  • Quality Indicators, Health Care
  • Quality of Health Care
  • United States / epidemiology