Healthcare News & Insights

CMS: Most hospitals getting penalized, spending more

For yet another year, roughly half of the country’s hospitals will have their bottom lines hurt because they couldn’t prevent enough readmissions. 

Readmission penalties formula revised again

As a hospital executive, you’d have to be living under a rock to not have heard about Medicare’s penalties for excessive readmissions. But did you know that Medicare has made yet another error when it comes to its formula for calculating these penalties?