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Leapfrog Letter Grade Previews Available for Hospitals
Safety scores released to public April 29

The Leapfrog Group will release to the public its updated hospital safety scores on April 29. In advance of that, hospitals may preview their individual letter grades now at Leapfrog’s data review website. A copy of the Explanation of Letter Grades is posted on the data review website directly under the letter grade. Leapfrog has stated that letter grades posted on the data review website should be considered confidential until the public announcement on April 29. While the methodologies have not changed, hospital grades may have changed since the last release. Hospitals that have further questions should contact the Leapfrog hospital safety score help desk at