Over the next year, U.S. hospitals will forfeit about $280 million in Medicare funding due to high readmission rates. And by 2014, the government will triple the maximum readmissions penalty — up to 3 percent of Medicare payments.
An effective post-acute care strategy has never been more important to your hospital. We have the tools and resources you need to reduce readmissions and keep your Medicare reimbursement whole.
Through our evidence-based care transition program and aggressive patient monitoring, LHC Group has achieved a 30-day readmission rate significantly better than the national average of 20 percent. We can implement a proven strategy to reduce preventable readmissions to your hospital:
Learn more about our T3 initiative, an industry-leading program that leverages care transitions, patient triage and training to break the cycle of chronic readmission.