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Hospitals face Medicare severe penalties for excess readmissions. Can readmissions be reduced? Results from across the country indicate sustained effort pays off. Nationwide, Medicare measured a reduction of 29,000 readmissions over five years. This infographic explores programs in New York, Minnesota, and Texas that have decreased potentially preventable readmissions significantly. In New York, for example, the ten largest hospitals decreased potentially preventable readmissions by 20 percent, even when taking on more at-risk readmissions.
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