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How CBOs May Help Shrink Readmissions
Health Leaders Media

When hospital leaders realized they’ll endure cuts of up to 1% from their Medicare reimbursement for higher rates of 30-day readmissions starting next month, many complained. What brings discharged patients back to their facilities most often is largely outside their control, they said.

Patients can’t get to the doctor, can’t afford or don’t fill prescriptions, get confused about dosages or forget they must change their routines.