Hospital-Acquired Condition Penalties By State
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Hospital-Acquired Condition Penalties By State

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.

State Penalized Hospitals % Of Assessed Hospitals Penalized
Alabama 11 13%
Alaska 2 22%
Arizona 13 21%
Arkansas 8 18%
California 79 27%
Colorado 15 33%
Connecticut 14 45%
Delaware 2 33%
District of Columbia 5 71%
Florida 31 19%
Georgia 29 28%
Hawaii 0 0%
Idaho 3 21%
Illinois 27 22%
Indiana 14 16%
Iowa 3 9%
Kansas 11 22%
Kentucky 10 15%
Louisiana 11 12%
Maine 6 32%
Massachusetts 13 22%
Michigan 21 22%
Minnesota 12 24%
Mississippi 12 19%
Missouri 19 25%
Montana 3 23%
Nebraska 7 29%
Nevada 9 38%
New Hampshire 3 25%
New Jersey 23 37%
New Mexico 11 34%
New York 41 26%
North Carolina 17 20%
North Dakota 1 14%
Ohio 22 17%
Oklahoma 12 13%
Oregon 9 27%
Pennsylvania 39 25%
Rhode Island 4 36%
South Carolina 13 24%
South Dakota 4 18%
Tennessee 14 15%
Texas 43 14%
Utah 16 50%
Vermont 0 0%
Virginia 15 19%
Washington 17 35%
West Virginia 6 21%
Wisconsin 18 28%
Wyoming 3 27%

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