FMC, Redmond facing readmission penalties; Medicare fines are part of healthcare reform

(By – Diane Wagner, via www.northwestgeorgianews.com)

Floyd County’s two hospitals are among the 67 percent in Georgia that will pay a Medicare fine for having too many discharged patients return within a month for additional care. The nonprofit Georgia Health News produced a report this week analysing the penalties — which are part of an Affordable Care Act provision aimed at improving treatment outcomes and saving money. Read more…

 

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