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Abstract Number: 135

THIRTY-DAY POST-DISCHARGE MORTALITY AMONG BLACK AND WHITE SENIORS UNDER THE MEDICARE HOSPITAL READMISSION REDUCTION PROGRAM

Background: Black seniors have historically had higher readmission rates than white seniors, and hospitals that treat more black seniors have been disproportionately penalized the Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP). Consequently, the policy could exacerbate [...]

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