CMS reverses decision on error data reporting

In August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) stopped making public reports of eight different hospital-acquired conditions (HACs). However, a month later, CMS reversed its decision and now will resume public reporting of data on HACs on its Hospital Compare Data site.

Data removed included information on foreign objects left in patients, air embolisms and giving patients the wrong blood type.

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