Positive or negative reinforcement… which works best? HAC and HRRP vs. Meaningful Use


By Brian Murphy The recent release of the 2024 IPPS proposed rule got me thinking about the Hospital Acquired Condition (HAC) and Hospital Readmissions Reduction (HRRP) programs. Both are built upon the precept that hospitals will respond positively to the threat of penalties by improving their quality of outcomes. Quick refresher on these programs: Hospitals…

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