Reducing readmissions is not an easy goal to achieve

07/28/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The

Health care experts and lawmakers agree hospitals must reduce readmissions, but accomplishing that goal is complicated. Some facilities use nurses and doctors to follow up on recently discharged, very ill patients, but some patients aren't willing or able to follow the advice. Several lawmakers are looking to lower reimbursement for facilities that have high readmission rates.

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