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Restricting Medigap Coverage; Hospital-Acquired Infections

Every week, Kaiser Health News reporter Shefali S. Kulkarni compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs for Kaiser Health News’ Daily Report.

This week in Research Roundup:

  • Archives of Surgery looks at the clinical and economic burden of hospital-acquired infections.
  • Health Affairs weighs the effects of California’s minimum nurse-to-patient ratio.
  • Health Affairs also examines the relationship between public health spending and mortality rates.
  • The Annals of Internal Medicine conducts a review of health literacy research.
  • The Kaiser Family Foundation compares three potential changes to Medigap coverage.

Read more in the Daily Report.