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1 in 4 Medicare Beneficiaries Returns to ER after Nursing Home Discharge

A high percentage of Medicare patients who are discharged from nursing homes are returning to the hospital or emergency rooms (ER) within 30 days, according to a study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. … finish reading 1 in 4 Medicare Beneficiaries Returns to ER after Nursing Home Discharge

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National Health Spending Growth Remains Low for 4th Straight Year

Slower growth in prescription drug, nursing home, private health insurance, and Medicare expenditures contributed to low overall healthcare costs for the fourth consecutive year, according to the CMS’s office of the Actuary. The report also found that the Affordable Care … finish reading National Health Spending Growth Remains Low for 4th Straight Year

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