Hospitals in 23 states no longer charging for 'never events'
Hospitals in 23 states have said they will no longer bill patients for so-called "never events." It's not clear how many are being billed for medical mistakes, but a study last month by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found that preventable errors may end up costing employers as much as $1.5 billion each year.
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