Readmissions are a heightened focus under the Affordable Care Act. Initiatives are in place to reduce hospital admission through improving transition in care. During this course the speaker will discuss CMS quality initiatives, care transition, projects and barriers. This presentation reviews the key elements to tackling Avoidable Readmissions.
1. Learn to summarize the CMS quality initiative for healthcare reform related to hospital readmissions
2. Learn to identify underlying causes and barriers related to readmissions
3. Learn to state current CMS research projects and pilot programs
4. Learn to identify hospital and SNF strategies for collaboration