The Daily Northwestern

Feinberg teaching hospital penalized by Medicare for hospital-acquired conditions

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

January 5, 2016

Northwestern Memorial Hospital is among 23 Illinois hospitals being penalized by Medicare for high rates of potentially avoidable infections and complications like staph infections, blood clots and bed sores, according to dat...

Evanston increases ambulance fees

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

September 16, 2015

Illinois Budget Crisis Evanston residents will be charged an additional $150 if they require emergency ambulance services starting Oct. 1. Aldermen voted Tuesday to increase the price of Evanston’s ambulance service ami...

Feinberg teaching hospital owes Medicare $6.4 million, federal report says

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

March 31, 2015

A recent federal audit found Northwestern Memorial Hospital owes Medicare an estimated $6.4 million for alleged billing errors. A report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General...