January 19, 2011
Short hospital stays, rehospitalizations and transitions among health care settings have become increasingly common. Financial policy changes should be implemented to incentivize longer hospital stays and better-coordinated post-discharge care.
January 1, 2010
Little research documenting the frequency and costs of rehospitalization has been published and little is known about the underlying nature of these rehospitalizations or how they vary geographically. This paper looks at these issues and attempts to fill that gap.
January 1, 2001
Program Results Report
From 1991 to 1996, investigators at Harvard Medical School examined the effects of Medicaid eligibility expansions on a range of maternal and neonatal outcomes in California and South Carolina.