James Cosgrove: Some hospitals get bonuses despite poor performance
July 13, 201711:56 am
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James Cosgrove, director of health care issues, GAO
A Medicare program called hospital value-based purchasing has the goal of rewarding hospitals that give high quality care at lower costs. But, quite a few hospitals have been receiving bonuses for efficiency even though the care they give is sub-par, according to findings from the Government Accountability Office. Joining me with more, James Cosgrove, the GAO's director of health care issues, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.