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

Addressing health care errors under Medicare (B)

June 1, 1999

The Secretary should support and make use of ongoing public and private error-reduction initiatives- including those that promote incident reporting by providers, analysis of root causes and patterns in occurrence, and dissemination of information designed to prevent recurrence- through Medicare’s policies and quality improvement activities.

Topics: Quality.