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Readmission Rates Higher At For-Profit Hospitals

News | December 3, 2018

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The ratios of actual to expected readmissions at for-profit hospitals range from 1.007 to 1.019 for people diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), heart failure (HF), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), pneumonia (PN), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and total hip arthroplasty or total knee arthroplasty (THA/TKA). The readmission ratios at for-profit hospitals are higher…

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