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August 31, 2015

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Do No Harm: Hospital Care in Las Vegas:

How to file a complaint

To file a complaint about:

A doctor:

Contact the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners at 888-890-8210 or the Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine at 732-2147.

A nurse:

Contact the Nevada State Board of Nursing at 486-5800.

A hospital or other health care facility:

Call the Nevada State Health Division at 486-6515. Hospital complaints can also be directed to the Joint Commission, which accredits facilities, at 800-994-6610.

Doctors or hospitals:

Medicare patients can call Health Insight, a nonprofit organization hired by Medicare to improve the quality of care, at 800-748-6773.

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