Medicare hospital readmission rates U.S. 2005-2014, by initial diagnosis

National hospital readmission rates under Medicare from 2005 to 2014, by initial hospitalization diagnosis*

Medicare hospital readmission rates U.S. 2005-2014, by initial diagnosis This statistic displays the National hospital readmission rate under Medicare from 2005 to 2014, by initial hospitalization diagnosis. In period July 2011-June 2014, the readmission rate for hospitalizations with an initial diagnosis of heart attack was 17 percent.
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National hospital readmission rates under Medicare from 2005 to 2014, by initial hospitalization diagnosis*

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Performance (measurement) time periodHeart FailureHeart AttackPneumonia
July 2011 - June 201422%17%16.9%
July 2010 - June 201322.7%17.8%17.3%
July 2009 - June 201223%18.3%17.6%
July 2008 - June 201124.7%19.7%18.5%
July 2007 - June 201024.8%19.8%18.4%
July 2006 - June 200924.7%19.9%18.3%
July 2005 - June 200824.5%19.9%18.2%
Performance (measurement) time periodHeart FailureHeart AttackPneumonia
July 2011 - June 201422%17%16.9%
July 2010 - June 201322.7%17.8%17.3%
July 2009 - June 201223%18.3%17.6%
July 2008 - June 201124.7%19.7%18.5%
July 2007 - June 201024.8%19.8%18.4%
July 2006 - June 200924.7%19.9%18.3%
July 2005 - June 200824.5%19.9%18.2%
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This statistic displays the National hospital readmission rate under Medicare from 2005 to 2014, by initial hospitalization diagnosis. In period July 2011-June 2014, the readmission rate for hospitalizations with an initial diagnosis of heart attack was 17 percent.
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