Topic: Discharge Planning
An HHS investigation discovered that CMS paid millions of dollars for skilled nursing facility services without meeting the proper guidelines.
CMS is making it easier for accountable care organizations that accept downside risk to obtain waivers for the nursing home "three-day rule."
Discharge planning is fraught with pitfalls, according to a new report, but effective communication and adaptability can help providers avoid them.
Bundled payments are pushing hospitals to cut back on discharges to skilled nursing facilities, according to a new study.
VCU Health's path to more streamlined patient discharges required staffers in multiple departments to rethink how they communicate.
It may be time to reassess just how much 30-day readmission rates reflect hospital care quality, according to a new study.
UMCC violated patient 's rights and patient safety regulations when they discharged the woman in only her hospital gown.
The University of Pennsylvania sends caregivers into local communities to improve care and cut costs.
A brush with sepsis may make patients more likely to be readmitted to the hospital, according to a new study.
The current spotlight on post-acute care outcomes could set the stage for addressing postsurgical disparities, experts say.