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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.
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
James M. Jeffords Institute for Quality & Operational Effectiveness
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