Hospital Quality

Hospital Quality

New metric for 2019

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Fewest Hospital Readmissions

Fewest Hospital Readmissions

This metric evaluates the hospital readmission rate of states in 2016. Hospital readmission is measured when a patient is admitted to any hospital within 30 days of being discharged from an initial earlier hospitalization. TN ranks 38th.

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Medicare Quality

Medicare Quality

This measures the percentage of a state’s Medicare Advantage enrollees whose plans have at least a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. TN ranks 31st.

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Nursing Home Quality

Nursing Home Quality

This metric measures the percentage of nursing home residents in 4-star or better nursing homes in 2017. Data were compiled by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on all Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing homes in the nation with stars.TN ranks 32nd.

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Preventable Admissions

Preventable Admissions

This metric evaluates the number of preventable hospital admissions in a state per 100,000 beneficiaries. The data, collected in 2015, was gathered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. TN ranks 46th.

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