Medicare hospital readmission rates U.S. 2005-2014, by initial diagnosis

This statistic displays the National hospital readmission rate under Medicare from 2005 to 2014, by initial hospitalization diagnosis. In period July 2011-June 2014, the readmission rate for hospitalizations with an initial diagnosis of heart attack was 17 percent.

National hospital readmission rates under Medicare from 2005 to 2014, by initial hospitalization diagnosis*

Performance (measurement) time periodHeart FailureHeart AttackPneumonia
July 2011 - June 201422%17%16.9%
July 2010 - June 201322.7%17.8%17.3%
July 2009 - June 201223%18.3%17.6%
July 2008 - June 201124.7%19.7%18.5%
July 2007 - June 201024.8%19.8%18.4%
July 2006 - June 200924.7%19.9%18.3%
July 2005 - June 200824.5%19.9%18.2%
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Sources

Release date

March 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2005 to 2014

Supplementary notes

* National readmission rates include unplanned hospitalizations for any cause within 30 days of discharge from an initial hospitalization for either heart failure, heart attacks, or pneumonia. Readmission rates are risk-adjusted for certain patient characteristics, such as age and other medical conditions.

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