Apr 25, 2018
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Avoiding Rehospitalizations of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries… A collaboration of care

Currently twenty-five Hospital Engagement Networks are working closely with hospitals to improve quality of care, provide more intense resident education on their disease, and provide hospital patients with a post-hospital plan that includes future medical visits, pre-arranged appointments, diet and activity restrictions, and pharmacy reports on medications and stopped medications. … As an incentive for improved quality of care and the reduction of potentially avoidable hospitalizations, nursing homes and other providers for dual eligible recipients will be included in a bundled pay package for services rendered.

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