Clarification of Statement: In the Editorial entitled “Promoting Quality Surgical Care: The Next Steps” published in the February 27, 2013, issue of JAMA (2013;309:827-828), a statement requires clarification. In the fourth full paragraph, the last sentence of this paragraph should read “The CMS already requires that Medicare beneficiaries receive care at institutions accredited by approved accreditation organizations such as the Joint Commission.” This article has been corrected online.
Clarification of Statement in: Promoting Quality Surgical Care: The Next Steps. JAMA. 2013;309(17):1773. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.4508