Community-based Care Transitions Program

Not time to pull the plug on hospital readmissions program ... yet

Not time to pull the plug on hospital readmissions program ... yet

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It's hard to sit on one's hands when caregiving issues are in play. Yet, that's exactly what I'd recommend with regard to at least one initiative aimed at lowering hospital readmissions.

CMS adds new providers to care transition program

Seventeen new sites, which includes some skilled nursing facilities, were added to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services care transitions program, the agency announced Friday.