Penalty for readmission.

  1. 0 As I understand, acute care hospitals are financially penalized for high readmission rates within 30 days of discharge.

    I was wondering, does this apply to LTAC hospitals as well? If I discharge a patient as an LTAC nurse, and they are readmitted to an acute care hospital, who is penalized for this readmission?
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    About JackStrawRN

    JackStrawRN has '1' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Psychiatric/LTAC'. From 'Seattle, WA, US'; Joined Jul '13; Posts: 7; Likes: 6.

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    The LTAC hospital is if their overall readmission rate is high.

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