Journal of Hospital Medicine
Vol. 9, Issue 11, Pages 681â€“687
Payers are penalizing hospitals for high readmission rates. It is unknown whether major changes in population insurance coverage can affect readmission rates, despite the Affordable Care Act's coverage expansions coming into effect this year.
Chen, Christopher, Gabriel Scheffler, and Amitabh Chandra. "Readmission Penalties and Health Insurance Expansions: A Dispatch from Massachusetts." Journal of Hospital Medicine 9.11 (November 2014): 681–687.