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Medicare to penalize for excessive readmissions

Beginning in October, Medicare will penalize hospitals with high Medicare readmission rates. Of the more than 2,000 hospitals facing penalties under this program, BIDMC is one of only 278 hospitals to receive the maximum penalty, 1% of their base Medicare reimbursements.


August 13, 2012: Medicare To Penalize 2,211 Hospitals For Excess Readmissions

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