To qualify for Medicare funding, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires transplant centers to perform a certain number of transplants annually and achieve a specific unadjusted survival rate for patients one year after surgery. Transplant programs at the following hospitals failed to meet one or both of the standards.
Did fewer than the required 12 in 2005:
California: UC San Diego Medical Center, Sutter Memorial Hospital in Sacramento, Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles
Connecticut: Hartford Hospital
Washington, D.C.: Washington Hospital Center
Florida: St. Luke's Hospital
Illinois: Rush University Medical Center, OSF St. Francis Medical Center
Indiana: Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne
Iowa: University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
Kansas: Via Christi Regional Medical Center
Kentucky: University of Kentucky Medical Center
Louisiana: Tulane University Medical Center
Massachusetts: Massachusetts General Hospital
Michigan: Henry Ford Hospital
Minnesota: Abbot Northwestern Hospital
Missouri: St. Louis University Hospital
Mississippi: University of Mississippi Medical Center
List Of Transplant Facilities Not Meeting Standards
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