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N.H. hospital says it will fix problems before losing funding

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Exeter Hospital said it will correct serious problems discovered after a hepatitis C outbreak last spring in time to stop a cutoff of its Medicare funding. The hospital has been trying to correct deficiencies identified in July by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. But in a recent letter, the government said a follow-up survey found that problems remain and that it plans to terminate the hospital’s Medicare funding on Dec. 28. The agency’s inspection was triggered by the case of David Kwiatkowski, a former cardiac catheterization lab worker who is accused of stealing drugs from the hospital and replacing them with tainted syringes that were later used on patients. Thirty-two people have been diagnosed with the same strain of hepatitis C he carries. (AP)

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