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CMS wants 12% decrease in hospital readmissions by 2019

CMS wants 12% decrease in hospital readmissions by 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is seeking to cut the number of 30-day hospital readmissions by 12% over the next three years under a hospital improvement plan announced Wednesday.

OIG: Most states not screening Medicaid providers properly

A majority of states have failed to implement risk-based screenings for Medicaid providers, according to a recent report by the Office of Inspector General.

AHCA hits goal for 30% antipsychotic reduction

The American Health Care Association has met its goal of reducing antipsychotic use in its member facilities by 30% — and it's done it more than six months ahead of schedule, the group announced Wednesday.

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