Since October, the Affordable Care Act has mandated that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) take into account patient responses to a 10-question satisfaction survey when determining reimbursements to hospitals.
Problem being, for many Long Island hospitals, patient satisfaction has been on the low side, according to a recent Newsday article (subscription required). While Newsday did not name Stony Brook University Hospital among those struggling with patient satisfaction, you can view the newspaper's profile of the hospital here.
That's why we ask: If you've ever been a patient at Stony Brook University Hospital, what was your experience like? Log into Patch and add your response as a comment below.