Penalty would prod hospitals to report data

2017-05-21 | Health Care - Crain's Detroit Business

Jay Greene - Employers and consumers of health care in Michigan could have an improved online resource available to them by early 2018 to help them pick a hospital based on quality and patient safety. A new provision in the state's fiscal 2018 budget, which is pending final approval by the state Legislature and Gov. Rick Snyder, would impose penalties on hospitals that have not yet submitted "consensus-based nationally endorsed standards" to a public website by Jan. 1. Those hospitals that fail to submit

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