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Recent Medicare Initiatives to Improve Care Coordination and Transitional Care for Chronic Conditions

 

In an ongoing effort to address the needs of people with chronic conditions, Medicare is taking further steps to improve care coordination and transitional care through initiatives like the Community-based Care Transitions Program and the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program.

This Fact Sheet by Keith D Lind, a Senior Policy Advisor with AARP’s Public Policy Institute, provides updated information on these and related Medicare initiatives that are designed to reform the delivery of care and strengthen the Traditional Medicare program.

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