It isn’t uncommon to hear that families are receiving treatments that they thought were unnecessary. While the families may not have the same expertise as doctors or nurses, perhaps in some cases they are right.
A recent Washington Times article chronicles that 55 hospitals paid back Medicare $34 million for inpatient services that should have been done as outpatient procedures. Medicare alleges that these inpatient procedures were performed to boost profits. To read the full article, click here.