Obamacare Incentives Slow Hospitals’ Revolving Door
Sept. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Under the Affordable Health Care Act, hundreds of hospitals and doctors groups, including Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, have started getting financial incentives from the government to keep patients healthy and face penalties for those readmitted to the hospital too soon.
Mount Sinai patient Ester Redd made it on a list of high-risk patients that she said saved her life and likely wouldn’t have existed without the new health law. Bloomberg's Shannon Pettypiece reports. (Source: Bloomberg)