GA nursing homes hit with Medicare penalties

Dec 14, 2018

Credit Georgia Health News/WABE

This month, three in four Georgia nursing homes were penalized for avoidable hospital readmissions. The penalties are part of a new Medicare program that aims to incentivize convalescence and rehabilitation facilities to improve quality of care. Read more.

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss what these penalties mean for nursing homes and resident care.