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Boston Globe Op-Ed: How Rehospitalizations are Hurting Medicare

One of the biggest health care challenges facing Congress is avoiding cutting Medicare's physician fees while controlling costs for the program. In an op-ed published today in the Boston Globe, Commonwealth Fund board member Robert Pozen and Commonwealth Fund senior vice president Cathy Schoen suggest a practical way to save Medicare billions of dollars—by preventing avoidable hospital readmissions.

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Publication Date: August 14, 2008