Are hospitals over-reporting COVID-19 cases to cash in on government funding?

Roe Conn

"This is one of the more outrageous claims I've heard, there's no evidence that this is occurring whatsoever."- Prof. Gerald Kominski, UCLA

Nurses and doctors clear the area before defibrillating a patient with COVID-19 who went into cardiac arrest, Monday, April 20, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y. The emergency room team successfully revived the patient. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Gerald Kominski, Professor of Health Policy & Management at UCLA joins The Roe Conn Show to discuss how hospitals count COVID-19 deaths, and whether or not that hospital is paid more money if it has a coronavirus admission.

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