Overall, Medicare's punishments are slightly less severe than last year's; 2,592 hospitals are impacted.
Once again, the majority of the nation's hospitals are being penalized by Medicare for having patients frequently return within a month of discharge – this time losing a combined $420 million, government records show.
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