TITLE

Hospitals pledge no charges for adverse events

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Feb2008, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the announcement made by the Massachusetts Hospital Association that all hospitals in the state are adopting a uniform policy by not charging patients or insurers for serious adverse effects as defined by the National Quality Forum (NQF) in Massachusetts. INSET: New policy clearly right, ethicist says.
ACCESSION #
29994561

 

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