Adult Hospital Readmissions in 2018


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  • Within 30 Days
    • Readmissions: 3.8 Million
    • Average Cost: $15,200
Source: AHRQ, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Statistical Brief #278: Overview of Clinical Conditions With Frequent and Costly Hospital Readmissions by Payer, 2018.

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Internet Citation: Adult Hospital Readmissions in 2018 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). January 2022. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/infographics/278_hospital-readmits.jsp.
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