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Adoption of new rules drops readmission penalties against safety net hospitals

23:12 EDT 29 Apr 2019 | News-Medical.net

Readmission penalties against hospitals providing care to socioeconomically disadvantaged patients have dropped 14 percentage points under new rules adopted in 2019 that more equitably account for low-income populations being served, according to a new analysis led by UT Southwestern Medical Center and Harvard researchers.

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