Hospitals Push Readmissions Fix in Lame-Duck Congress Last Updated: November 15, 2016
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Modern Healthcare: Another major barrier is that lawmakers had requested HHS study how best to consider socioeconomic status when looking at readmission data. Lawmakers likely won’t move on the legislation until they see the agency’s findings, said Blair Childs, senior vice president of public affairs for Premier. The study is supposed to be released any day, and hopefully it will come out in time before Congress adjourns, Childs said.

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