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  • The Realities of Hospital Readmission According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), hospital readmissions for Medicare patients cost US taxpayers more than $26 billion each year—more than $17 billion of which is avoidable. Moreover, the total amount of Medicare penalties assessed on hospitals for readmissions will increase to $528 million in 2017, nearly $110 million more than in 2016, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit focused on national health issues…