Evaluación de readmisiones – The Incidental Economist

Readmissions revisited

On January 27, CMS released a new guide to preventing readmissions among diverse populations, as part of its “Equity Plan for Improving Quality in Medicare.” This latest initiative represents a new chapter in the controversy over the hospital readmissions reduction program (HRRP), one of the many initiatives introduced by the ACA to improve U.S. healthcare quality. In effect since 2012, the HRRP aims to reduce costly readmissions by financially penalizing hospitals with “excess readmissions” by up to 3 percent of their total base DRG payments.

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