General Medical Malpractice

19Jun

Are medical malpractice errors common?

Posted by Christina Catedrilla in

Medical malpractice is another term for medical negligence or a medical mistake that results in serious harm or injury. According to the Institute of Medicine, 98,000 people die every year from medical malpractice. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that…

19Jun

What if I had a medical procedure covered by Medicare, but now Medicare is refusing to pay for it because of some mistake?

Posted by Christina Catedrilla in

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, which administers the Medicare program, has a policy of not reimbursing hospitals for the costs associated with certain inexcusable medical errors such as surgery on the wrong body part, surgery on the wrong…