Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services'
Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (Links to an external site.). Research its effect in your state of residence (California). In a 3-4 page paper, discuss the program including its goals and intent, and analyze the most recent data and its effect on readmissions in your state (California). Analyze the key factors that may have caused the effect, whether positive or negative.