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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Addressing health care errors under Medicare (A)

Addressing health care errors under Medicare (A)

June 1, 1999

The Secretary should establish patient safety as a quality improvement priority for Medicare and should take steps to minimize the incidence of preventable errors in the delivery of care provided to beneficiaries.

Appeared in: June 1999 - Chapter 3

Topics: Quality.