Typically, 20 to 25 percent of patients age 65 and older are readmitted after 30 days, according to a press release. However, with intervention, a visiting coach can help cut the rate of readmissions.
Further information on the Quality of Care Committee under QCIPA can be found in the
OHA’s Quality of Care Information Protection Act Toolkit (PDF-2004) and in From Law to
Practice: Revisiting the Quality of Care Information Protection Act (2007)