Home-to-Home Time — Measuring What Matters to Patients and Payers

Ever since Medicare’s inpatient prospective payment system was implemented in 1983, U.S. hospitals have been trying to find ways to reduce the average length of stay. This payment model flipped the status quo: instead of being paid for each day that a patient spent in the hospital, hospitals were…

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