Healthier Transitions

December 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;Dec2011, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p44
The article reports on the application of the Community-Based Care Transition Program (CCTP) under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) in Texas. The law provides 500 million dollars to pay for care transition services wherein hospitals and community organizations must make strategies to reduce readmissions. It mentions the components of the care transitions intervention including self-management of medication, use of dynamic patient-centered record, and primary care.


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