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Study: Policy changes lead to lower readmission penalties

A study in JAMA Internal Medicine found CMS policy changes resulted in 44.1% of teaching hospitals and 43.7% of rural hospitals receiving a lower readmission penalty this year compared with last year. The changes were made in response to complaints by safety-net hospitals that their penalties were unfair because they had a more complex mix of patients.

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