With high-deductible health plans increasing in popularity, cost and accountability for outcomes will become more important to consumers seeking medical providers. Additionally, provider organizations managing risk-based contracts will have additional motive to increase transparency to earn trust and instill loyalty with patients.
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- August 28, 2015
Just how much success have hospitals had in their efforts to prevent patients from returning soon after leaving? Perhaps not as much as reported, two physicians argue at the blog for health policy journal Health Affairs.
Why? Because Medicare patients who end up in hospital beds for observation technically do not count as repeat visitors.