Large, teaching and safety-net hospitals were more likely to be penalized for failing to lower readmission rates than small, nonteaching and non-safety-net hospitals, respectively, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Of the 3,282 hospitals included in the study, 2,189 will receive pay cuts under the CMS's Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
Readmission penalties vary among U.S. hospitals:
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