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ID:

48

Date:

2006-11-15

Headline:

Decision Pending on Medicare Funds for Hospital

Reporter's name:

Cheryl Clark

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

San Diego Union-Tribune

City:

San Diego, CA

Summary:

The San Diego Union-Tribune used FOIA to obtain a Department of Health and Human Services report that criticized Paradise Valley Hospital for shortcomings ranging from using uncertified X-ray machines to violating patient's rights. The report revealed that the non-profit hospital faced a loss of federal funding and certification if it failed to resolve its problems.

Keywords:

Paradise Valley Hospital; Medicare; Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services


Agencies:

HHS

States:

CA

Categories:

health care


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