Q & A
I need a surgical procedure, and want to find the best hospital to have it done. Can Medicare help me and my doctor in this search process?
Answer: Yes, Medicare has lots of information available to help you. Of course, if you need emergency treatment, go to the hospital closest to you without delay. But if you need treatment that isn’t an emergency, you should take time to do some “homework” in advance. First, talk to your doctor or health care provider, to find out which hospital(s) they work with. Ask him or her which hospitals will provide the best care for your needs – things like enough staffing, coordination of care, and patient safety. Read more…
Source: RoundUpWeb.com – June 18, 2014