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For 2019 Lompoc hospital has been rated in the lowest 8% of hospitals nationwide by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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LVMC Received An “F” Grade As One Of The Nine Worst Rated Hospitals In America For Patient Safety, According To The Leapfrog Group

May 15, 2019  The Leapfrog Group reports that Lompoc hospital is now one of the nine lowest-rated hospitals in America for patient safety. That translates to the worst 9 hospitals out of over 2,600 hospitals! LVMC has descended from a “D” grade in the Fall of 2018 to an “F” grade in the Spring of …

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Unexpected Death Rate After ER

Unexpected death sometimes occurs after a visit to the ER when the patient receives health coverage from Medicare. You may want to think about the results of a recent study.  “Early Death After Discharge From Emergency Departments,” looked at what happens when a Medicare patient (average age 69) goes to a hospital ER. When the hospital …

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Medicare Penalizes Lompoc Hospital

Too Many Patients Readmitted Within 30 Days Under the Trump administration, Medicare penalizes Lompoc hospital and many other hospitals across the country for having too many Medicare patients returning to the hospital within 30 days. The Lompoc Valley Medical Center hospital reimbursements from Medicare have been reduced as an incentive to lower the rate of readmission. …

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