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MUSC ranked No. 1 locally in hospital care, value

Ashley River Tower at MUSCMUSC Medical Center rates highest among the six metro Charleston hospitals in care and value, according to a survey by the federal Department of Health and Human Services. MUSC is ranked No. 714 nationally, based on bonus and penalty points that HHS’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gave hospitasl based on quality of care and value. CMS will increase or decrease Medicare payments to hospitals based on their bonus and bonus points, as explained here. The system is designed to more effectively control medical costs without compromising quality of care.

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