Medicare Launches New Hospital Report Card Website

(WVLT) - If you ever have to choose a hospital, there's a now a new place to go for information.

Starting today, Medicare will post a report card on the internet, listing death rates for heart attacks and heart failure at the nation's hospitals.

At least twenty states already post similar information.

Medicare officials say it's a way to keep patients informed, and hold doctors accountable for their results.

To see the new website, go to www.Medicare.gov.


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