Improve post-discharge care to reduce hospital readmissions

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Reduce the risk of hospital readmissions through improved discharge practices, including medication reconciliation and more referral to home health care and skilled nursing facilities for rehabilitation.

Consequences: Reduces hospital utilization and costs, but increases utilization and costs of home health care and nursing facilities.