Hospitals Face Penalties for Return Patients

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The government is going to start penalizing hospitals over patients who return to the hospital soon after they're discharged. FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean found several metro hospitals could face penalties because they have higher rates of re-admission for one condition.

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