Nursing home rehospitalizations
Percentage of short-stay residents (100 days or less) who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission
About this data measure
- Hospital readmissions can have negative physical, emotional, and psychological impacts on individuals in skilled nursing care and cost the Medicare program billions of dollars annually. (Source: AHCA)
- The hospital readmission rate has remained relatively stable in Rhode Island since the beginning of 2018.
- Rhode Island's percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission is above the national average.
Measure Source: Medicare Care Compare