751 Hospitals Hit With Safety Penalties For 2018

The federal government has cut payments to hospitals with high rates of patient injuries this year. Those hospitals will lose 1 percent of Medicare payments over the federal fiscal year, which runs from October through September. Maryland hospitals are exempted from penalties because that state has a separate payment arrangement with Medicare. Below are the hospitals being penalized and a notation if they were penalized last year:

Data table: 2018 (past data tables: 2017, 2016, 2015)