Hospice as continuation of care not just end of the road

August 2007
Hospice Management Advisor;Aug2007, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p82
The article reports on the issue which challenges the medical accessibility of Hospice care despite its capability to provide medical and social support to terminally ill patients in the U.S. According to Richard Payne of Durham, North Carolina-based Duke University Divinity School, the problem roots directly at the very complicated processing of applications, to the point that they are accepting applicants for such benefits based on a very high standard medical record.


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