Medicare Takes Aim At Boomerang Hospitalizations Of Nursing Home Patients

(By Jordan Rau for Kaiser Health News)

“Oh my God, we dropped her!” Sandra Snipes said she heard the nursing home aides yell as she fell to the floor. She landed on her right side where her hip had recently been replaced.

She cried out in pain. A hospital clinician later discovered her hip was dislocated. Continue reading article here…

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