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Posted Aug. 29, 2012, at 11:04 a.m.

Affordable care The Affordable Care Act included a readmissions provision that imposes financial penalties on hospitals for “excess” readmissions when compared to “expected” levels of readmissions. This penalty program will be imposed on hospitals beginning Oct. 1, 2012, based on discharges occurring during the three-year period of July 1, 2008, …

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