Hospital-acquired conditions in head and neck cancer surgery.


OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has identified 10 hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) for which they will not reimburse care. We sought to determine the incidence of HACs in head and neck cancer (HNCA) surgery and the association with in-hospital mortality, complications, length of hospitalization, and costs. STUDY… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/lary.23975


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