The program reviews the origins of the hospital readmission penalty program with the passing of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act of 2010 and covers:
- why the penalty program was necessary
- what the root causes of avoidable hospital readmissions
- tactics on how to prevent excessive readmissions.
The program includes an instruction sheet, an interactive video, an accompanying power point presentation and a competency exam at the conclusion. Participants who successfully complete the exam will automatically be provided a completion certificate.