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Medicare Pay Cuts for Poor Readmission Scores Begin
Health Leaders Media

It’s Oct. 1, the day some acute care some hospitals have been eagerly awaiting…and which others have been dreading.

Because today the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act begins its two-pronged impact on the way hospitals receive payment for care provided to Medicare patients, arguably the most significant pay-for-performance program impacting acute care facilities in federal history.