Jordan Rau

Medicare Is Stingy In First Year Of Doctor Bonuses

KHN Original

More than 300 large medical groups are being penalized because they did not score well on quality measures or didn’t report their efforts to the government. The incentives will soon expand to all doctors who treat Medicare patients.

Hospital-Acquired Condition Penalties By State

KHN Original

Medicare is reducing payments to 721 hospitals with high rates of infections or other medical complications. About 1,400 hospitals, including all in Maryland, are excluded from the program and Medicare did not assess their rates of patient harm.