Take advantage of federal funding for local care transitions projects!
Within 30 days of discharge, 17.6 percent of Medicare beneficiaries nationally are re-hospitalized. In Louisiana the readmission rate is slightly more than 18 percent.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Committee estimates that up to 76 percent of those readmissions nationally may be preventable, representing a potential savings to Medicare of more than $12 billion annually.
Find out how Care Coordination can help your program reduce avoidable readmissions and improve outcomes today.
The Advocate - An eQHealth program designed to help some senior citizens avoid quick return trips to the hospital is expanding. The program reduces Medicare costs by stopping revolving door hospital admissions. The program curbs health-care spending and keeps chronically ill patients healthier.
Our Care Transitions program in Louisiana addressed this issue and resulted in a 27 percent reduction in unnecessary readmissions.
View the national coverage of our Care Transitions program.
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