Cost of adverse events borne by provider

January 2007
Healthcare Risk Management;Jan2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p11
The article discusses a report from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) which reveals that Medicare paid an additional 0.3% of annual Medicare hospital spending for five types of adverse events in U.S. hospitals in 2003.


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