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CDC seeks tweaks to healthcare-use surveys
Modern Healthcare

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering integrating its National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS) into the National Hospital Care Survey in an effort “to increase the wealth of data on healthcare utilization in hospitals across episodes of care and to allow for linkages to other data sources such as the National Death Index” and data from the CMS, according to a notice scheduled to be published in Tuesday’s Federal Register (PDF).