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PBS NEWSHOUR

Health Care Law Aims to Limit Need to Rehospitalize Patients

  • Aired: 06/28/2013
  • 09:27
  • Rating: NR
Every year, nearly 2 million Medicare beneficiaries are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged, at a cost of $17.5 billion. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on provisions in the new health care law that aim to limit the need to rehospitalize Medicare patients.
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