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HHS working to trim growing backlog of health care complaints

Posted On: Feb. 28, 2023 9:57 AM CST

Federal officials say they’re working to cut down on a growing backlog of complaints lodged against health care providers, insurers or government agencies by patients who claim their civil rights or privacy have been violated, the Associated Press reports. Americans filed more than 51,000 complaints last year, a number that has grown 69% over the last five years.