Application Process Open for Care Transitions Program; NAHC Praises Making Patient Safety a National Priority

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is accepting applications for participation in the Community-based Care Transitions Program. The program, which was mandated by last year’s health care reform law, provides funding to test models for improving care transitions of high-risk Medicare beneficiaries. The program’s goals are to improve beneficiaries’ transitions from the inpatient…