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01/23/2019

Hospitals Stopped Readmitting So Many Medicare Patients. Did That Cost Lives?

External Link - Source: The New York Times

Are Medicare patients getting better care, or are they being kept out of hospitals to avoid readmission penalties? Are people getting hurt in the process?

There’s no consensus on the answers, as research has produced conflicting results. But the questions intensified recently as two new studies helped stoke skepticism.

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