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Big city hospitals pay the highest price when it comes to readmissions

Case Management Insider, December 23, 2014

Having a large city population makes a hospital more likely to face penalties for avoidable readmissions, said researchers at the American Heart Association's Scientific Session in Chicago.

Major hospitals in big cities, such as New York and Chicago paid the highest average readmission penalties, according to researchers. This may raise questions about how the readmissions penalties are calculated.

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