Jump to content

THIS OBAMACARE PROGRAM WAS MEANT TO SAVE MONEY, INSTEAD IT KILLED THOUSANDS


Draggingtree

Recommended Posts

obamacare-program-was-meant-save-money-instead-it-killed-thousands

This Obamacare Program Was Meant to Save Money, Instead it Killed Thousands 0 Comments Print This Obamacare Program Was Meant to Save Money, Instead it Killed Thousands

This Obamacare Program Was Meant to Save Money, Instead it Killed Thousands

4 HOURS AGO  Tho Bishop

When crafting Obamacare, the top priority for policy writers was not identifying the best ways for patients to receive the medical care they needed, but instead to identify ways to reduce the costs of care. Rather than working to undo the labyrinth of regulation and government programs that directly contributed to the high costs of American healthcare, the policy wonks within the Obama Administration worked to identify ways to government could save money by reforming existing programs and changing the operations of hospitals. 

One such initiative was the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, designed by the government agency in charge of Medicare and Medicaid. The purpose of the plan was simple, studies showed that 20% of Medicare patients discharged from hospitals ended up for return visits within 30 days – often for preventable causes. The purpose of this new program was to incentivize hospitals to take proactive    :snip: 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • 1721076863
×
×
  • Create New...