Under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP), home care and hospice providers play an important role in ensuring the appropriateness of care. Creating a best practice model and approach is vital to quality patient outcomes. Instituting a disease state management focus for patients admitted with a diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction, pneumonia or heart failure is important as your organization develops collaborative relationships with Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), hospitals, physicians, payers and community-based providers who will be sharing the risk for payment. Does your organization need assistance implementing a best practice approach? Learn more by reading TCG QuickTips©: Care Transitions Collaboration—Your Role in Reducing Avoidable Rehospitalization here, or contact a TCG Consulting Services expert here.