The High Cost of Hospital Readmissions

A hospital “readmission” is the return of a patient to a hospital within 30 days of being discharged from a hospital. Readmissions cost U.S. taxpayers and insurance companies billions of dollars each year. To combat this high cost, hospitals and other health systems are penalized for readmissions.

$17 billion

Annual Cost to U.S. Taxpayers of Preventable Patient Readmissions to Hospitals


Readmission Penalties Paid by Hospitals in 2015, up from $227 Million in 2014.


of Senior Hospitalizations are Preventable with Proper Care at Home

Proven Process

Step 1: Stratify Risk

Our aging experts will begin by stratifying a client’s risk profile at home and re-evaluating that risk on a regular basis.

Step 2: Develop Care Plan

An aging expert will develop a customized care plan based on the client’s personalized risk profile.

Step 3: Clinically Manage Care

A nurse-led team will manage care according to the care plan in consultation with your physician as necessary.