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Report on MA hospital readmissions: 1 in 6 patients readmitted within 30 days

The Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) recently released its latest report on readmissions in Massachusetts. In this report – Hospital-Wide Adult All-Payer Readmissions in Massachusetts: SFY 2011-2016 – CHIA found that the Commonwealth’s hospital readmission rate remained steady from SFY 2015 to SFY 2016. However, hospital readmissions continued to vary greatly, depending on patient age, payer type, and discharge setting. The report takes a statewide look at readmissions in Massachusetts acute care hospitals, providing insights into statewide, regional, and hospital-specific readmission rates, including data cuts by payer type, discharge setting, and hospital characteristics.

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