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surprise

Surprise! Congress Takes Steps to Curb Unexpected Medical Bills

Most Americans tell pollsters they’re worried about being able to afford an unexpected medical bill.

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hospitals, nursing homes

Hospitals & Nursing Homes: Patients Caught In Conflict

A wrenching conflict is emerging as the COVID-19 virus storms through U.S. communities: Some patients are falling into a no man’s land between hospitals and nursing homes.

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Medicare

Unfair Medicare Reimbursements Threaten Care

It costs more to care for patients who are frail, have dementia, are depressed or poor.

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hospitals

Hospitals Penalized Over Rates Of Patients’ Injuries

Hundreds of hospitals across the nation, including a number with sterling reputations for cutting-edge care, will be paid less by Medicare after the federal government pronounced that they had higher rates of infections and patient injuries than others.

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Falls, falling

Falls: Hospitals Do More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

Dorothy Twigg was living on her own, cooking and walking without help until a dizzy spell landed her in the emergency room.

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data breach

Here’s The Kind Of Data Hackers Get About You From Hospitals

When hospital data is hacked, the public hears about the number of victims, but not what information the cybercriminals stole.

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