In 2008, Medicare implemented the Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HACs) Initiative, a policy denying incremental payment for 8 complications of hospital care, also known as never events. The regulation’s effect on these events has not been well studied.
To measure the association between Medicare’s nonpayment ...
JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 05, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.5486