Kaiser Network writes: Hospitals’ efforts to reduce the portion of patients who are readmitted for follow-up care are proving successful in many cases, but even though the moves often result in savings for insurers, the hospitals do not necessarily benefit financially. Because insurer payments are based on treatments provided rather than the health of patients, hospitals can “actually lose money by providing better care,”.
Hospitals' Efforts To Reduce Readmissions Not Recognized Under Current Payment Model
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