National Quality Forum

Providers clash with Medicare over readmission measure

August 23, 2012

As summer wanes, tensions are simmering between Medicare and healthcare providers, especially after a new readmission measure was approved by the National Quality Forum (NQF) with allegedly little input from industry professionals. According to a July 23, 2012, article from Kaiser Health News, this conflict is rooted within the nationwide failure to reduce readmissions rates, […]

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