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MSPB Adds Nuance to Readmission Rates
Health Leaders Media

The federal government’s new efficiency measure, the latest effort to incentivize higher-quality, less-costly care, is one that has surprised, confused, and frustrated many hospital leaders whose payments will soon be impacted by the new rule.

One of the questions they ask in their letters of protest: How can hospitals be held accountable for services their patients receive after they’re discharged or even before they’re admitted?