Medicare will No Longer Pay for Sloppy Work

By: CBS News Email
By: CBS News Email

In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, Medicare will no longer pay for sloppy work. The healthcare provider has informed hospitals it won't reimburse them for patient costs due to avoidable problems, such as a fall or an easily-preventable infection. Advocates hope the new rule, which went into effect yesterday, makes hospital stays a little safer.

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