Hospital readmission reduction program in COPD

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Abstract Number: 178

ASSOCIATION OF HOSPITAL READMISSION REDUCTION PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION WITH READMISSION RATE AND MORTALITY OUTCOME IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH ACUTE EXACERBATION OF COPD (AECOPD)

Background: Hospital Readmission Reduction Program(HRRP) implemented by CMS as part of Affordable Care Act (ACA) applies financial penalties to hospitals that have higher-than-expected readmission rates for common conditions such as AMI, pneumonia, and HF. CMS [...]

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