"Patients who participated in a hospital-at-home model crafted by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai reported shorter readmissions, fewer emergency department visits and better patient experience than those with traditional hospital stays, according to a new study."
The findings, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, come as The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) considers adding an iteration of the model to the Medicare program. Per Modern Healthcare, "In a letter on June 13, HHS Secretary Alex Azar directed CMS to work with Mount Sinai and other stakeholders to amend the model for possible implementation in Medicare."
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