McKnights Long Term Care News writes: One in four nursing home residents on Medicare was hospitalized in 2011, costing the program $14.3 billion, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General. In light of its findings, the OIG has recommended a new quality measure to track hospital admissions.
Study Finds Medicare Nursing Home Resident Hospitalization Rates Merit Additional Monitoring
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