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Readmissions: New Round of Medicare Penalties Hits Hospitals

Medicare cut payments to 2,583 hospitals Tuesday, continuing the Affordable Care Act’s eight-year campaign to financially pressure hospitals into reducing the number of patients who return for a second stay within a month.

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Medicare Cuts Payments To Nursing Homes Whose Patients Keep Ending Up In Hospital

Bonuses and penalties are also intended to discourage nursing homes from discharging patients too quickly.

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