Antibiotic Stewardship in Hospitals May Be Required by Medicare, Medicaid

If finalized, these changes would be the most significant and influential federal policy action to date on antibiotic stewardship in hospitals, affecting more than 6,000 hospitals nationwide.
The Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule on June 16, 2016, to help address the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. It outlines the updated …
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