TrendLens February 15, 2018: TrendTracking the Economic Cost of Sepsis across the Care Continuum

Lisa Remington

Welcome to TrendLens…trends bending the curve in home health and post-acute care. In this issue of TrendLens, we focus on Sepsis. Sepsis is the #1 cause of readmissions. Learn the key facts about Sepsis. How should your organization manage Sepsis?  In this TrendLens, we provided clinical resources and valuable readmissions information.

Lisa Remington, President, Remington Health Strategy Group

Sepsis ranks among the four most costly conditions in the hospital for all four payer groups.5

  • Medicare – 62%

  • Medicaid – 13%

  • Private insurance – 18%

  • Uninsured – 4%

 

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5 AHRQ