Monthly Archives: December 2018

7Dec

Numerous Indiana Hospitals Face Penalties for Readmission Rates

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
Indiana patient readmissions

Dozens of hospitals in Indiana, including several in the Indianapolis area, will see their Medicare reimbursements reduced in the coming year due to their readmission rates, Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ) reports. A hospital’s readmission rate – like the number of…

7Dec

What Can You Do When a Home Birth Goes Wrong?

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
What are the risks of home births?

Planned out-of-hospital births, or “home births,” account for around only 1 percent of the four million births that occur in the U.S. every year, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates. Still, the same data shows that…