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Talking Medicare’s Hospital Fines For Too Many Patient Injuries

KHN’s Jordan Rau was on NPR and C-SPAN Monday to talk about coming Medicare penalties for about a quarter of the nation’s hospitals as detailed in his story More Than 750 Hospitals Face Medicare Crackdown On Patient Injuries.

The penalties will ding hospitals up to 1 percent of their Medicare pay for having higher rates of patient injuries. Watch the C-SPAN video interview and listen to the NPR audio of his conversation below:

http://static.c-span.org/assets/swf/CSPANPlayer.1399044287.swf?pid=320100-5

http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=323998618&m=324738308&t=audio

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