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Look Up Your Hospital: Is It Being Penalized By Medicare?

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Look Up Your Hospital: Is It Being Penalized By Medicare? Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Under programs set up by the Affordable Care Act, the federal government cuts payments to hospitals that have high rates of readmissions and those with the highest numbers of infections and patient injuries. For the readmission penalties , Medicare cuts as much...
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Assisted Living’s Breakneck Growth Leaves Patient Safety Behind

Stephanie-Weaver-holds-a-photo-of-her-grandmother-Bonnie-Walker.-Weaver-is-suing-Brookdale-Charleston-for-emaotional-distress-folowing-Walker-s-death-in-a-pond-behind-the-assisted-living-facility-in-2016.-Leigh-We Stephanie Weaver holds a photo of her grandmother Bonnie Walker. Weaver is suing Brookdale Charleston for emotional distress following Walker's death in a pond behind the assisted living facility in 2016. LEIGH WEBBER FOR KHN
Assisted Living’s Breakneck Growth Leaves Patient Safety Behind Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Photos by Heidi de Marco They found Bonnie Walker’s body floating in a pond behind her assisted living facility in South Carolina. There were puncture wounds on her ear, her temple, her jaw and her cheeks. Her right forearm and her pacemaker w...
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