The federal government has cut payments to hospitals with high rates of patient injuries this year. Those hospitals will lose 1 percent of Medicare payments over the federal fiscal year, which runs from October 2016 through next September. Maryland hospitals are exempted from penalties because that state has a separate payment arrangement with Medicare.
Below are the hospitals being penalized:
Full KHN Story: 769 Hospitals Penalized For Patient Safety In 2017
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