The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has added rates of hospital acquired conditions for individual facilities to its consumer-oriented HealthCare.gov/compare Web site.
The information shows the number of times per 1,000 discharges that a HAC occurred at a hospital affecting Medicare fee-for-service patients between October 2008 and June 2010. The eight HACs being tracked, the treatment of which Medicare will not reimburse, are:
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