The public soon will be able to monitor 30-day readmission rates for percutaneous coronary intervention or angioplasty patients on the Hospital Compare website. About 300 of the 1,200 hospitals in the American College of Cardiology's National Cardiovascular Data Registry CathPCI Registry have chosen to share their readmission rates for Medicare fee-for-service patients treated between January 2010 and November 2011.

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