Predicting Readmission Risk in a Cardiac Population

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Population Health News

With good reason, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has signaled a move toward holding providers accountable for 90-day readmission rates as opposed to 30 days that have been the focus since the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) was first announced in 2010. While there have been steady declines over the last five years in 30-day readmission rates in the Medicare population overall, 90-day readmission rates in a number of populations remain high.

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