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The Sacramento Bee
California hospitals get hit with Medicare readmission penaltiesNearly two-thirds of California’s hospitals will receive less money than usual
California hospitals get hit with Medicare readmission penalties
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 hours ago
Nearly two-thirds of California’s hospitals will receive less money than usual from Medicare this fall as a penalty for failing to reduce patient readmissions, according to the federal agency that oversees Medicare and Medicaid. The penalties of up... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Happy 50th, MedicareAt 50, Medicare is comfortably settled into middle age, but with some of the ac
Happy 50th, Medicare
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
At 50, Medicare is comfortably settled into middle age, but with some of the aches and pains that go with getting older. As the granddaddy of the U.S. health care system, it helps pay for hospitalizations, doctors’ visits and prescription drugs for... Read more