AHA News writes: Safety-net hospitals had larger average penalties than non-safety net hospitals under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program in fiscal year 2013, but that difference had disappeared by 2016, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
- AHA News: http://news.aha.org/article/170418-study-safetynet-hospitals-catch-up-to-other-hospitals-in-hrrp-but-not-in-vbp
- Comparative Trends in Payment Adjustments Between Safety-Net and Other Hospitals Since the Introduction of the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program and Value-Based Purchasing. JAMA. April 18, 2017