Sloppy, sloppy, sloppy! After a hospital stay, one in five are forced to return.
No. It’s worse:
- 19.6% are readmitted within 30 days of discharge,
- 34 percent within 90 days, and
- 56.1 percent within a year.
Studying nearly 12 million Medicare records, analysts discovered we “pay for quantity of service, not quality.”
Billions are paid for these uncomfortable and dangerous errors, twenty percent of our yearly costs!