How to find and compare hospitals
If you are aware either that you will need medical care in the future or if you are moving to a new area you will want to know How to find and compare hospitals. You can compare hospitals easily by clicking on the link to use the new Hospital Compare tool. This tool can be found at Medicare.gov. When you get to the page, all you need to do to start the search is to enter the zip code of the area you want to look in. It is that easy. Of course, it is always best to speak to you health care provider before making any medical decision.
This tool will also let you view both Department of Defense and Veterans Health Administration hospital performance data. You can also find information about things like; how to file a compliant, Medicare coverage and healthcare providers.
Hospital Compare gives you information about over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals.
This includes more than 130 Veterans Administration (VA) medical centers.
How to find and compare hospitals helps you decide where to get health care services. By providing patients both options and information, this tool also helps give hospitals an incentive to improve on care.
- Important: In an emergency, always go to the nearest hospital.
Hospital Compare was made with help from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with organizations that represent consumers such as; hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations, as well as other federal agencies.
Please contact us either at (203)796-5403 or by email at [email protected], if you would like help with your Medicare coverage options.
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