Missouri Housing Commission http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines: Friday, August 26, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-august-26-2011 <p><strong>Barnes-Jewish could lose millions in Medicare payments</strong></p><p>One of Missouri&#39;s largest hospitals could face a cut in Medicare payments because too many Medicare patients are being readmitted soon after discharge.</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/n5Ctyd ">The St. Louis Post-Dispatch&nbsp;</a> reports that <a href="http://www.barnesjewish.org/">Barnes-Jewish </a>is one of just three hospitals in the country to perform worse than the national average in readmissions within 30 days for heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia, for each of the last three years.</p> Fri, 26 Aug 2011 14:26:49 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 1945 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, August 26, 2011