Medicare Failed To Investigate Suspicious Infection Cases From 96 Hospitals

(By Christina Jewett for Kaiser Health News)

Almost 100 hospitals reported suspicious data on dangerous infections to Medicare officials, but the agency did not follow up or examine any of the cases in depth, according to a report by the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office. Continue reading article here…

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