Date of Publication

1-22-2014

Abstract

Introduction. The ACA Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program recently cut reimbursement for 30 day readmissions. Risk-adjusted congestive heart failure (CHF) 30-day readmission rate at Fletcher Allen Health Care (FAHC) in 2012 approached 22.2% among Medicare patients.

Advisor(s)

Ted James, MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine

William Hopkins, MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Lori Notowitz, RN, James M. Jeffords Institute for Quality & Operational Effectiveness

Agency

James M. Jeffords Institute for Quality & Operational Effectiveness

Subjects

Access to Health Services, Educational and Community-Based Programs

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