Variations in 30-day readmissions and length of stay among spine surgeons: a national study of elective spine surgery among US Medicare beneficiaries.

@article{Singh2018VariationsI3,
  title={Variations in 30-day readmissions and length of stay among spine surgeons: a national study of elective spine surgery among US Medicare beneficiaries.},
  author={Siddhartha Singh and Rodney Sparapani and Marjorie C. Wang},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Pay-for-performance programs are targeting hospital readmissions. These programs have an underlying assumption that readmissions are due to provider practice patterns that can be modified by a reduction in reimbursement. However, there are limited data to support the role of providers in influencing readmissions. To study this, the authors… CONTINUE READING