Medicare, Medicaid quality plan unveiled
The Obama administration on Tuesday announced new initiatives to boost the quality of medical care that Americans receive, laying the foundation for what many experts think could be one of the most far-reaching benefits of the new healthcare law.
The 10-year, $10-billion effort — which proponents hope can reduce hospital-acquired infections, help ensure seniors take their medications, and more — has garnered far less attention than the politically charged debate about repealing the law.
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