TITLE

NHPCO reports one-year stay secured on benefits cut

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
State Health Watch;May2009, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the victory claimed by the hospice community when U.S. President Barack Obama signed The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), the law includes a one-year moratorium on cuts in Medicare funding for more than 4,700 hospice programs in the country. It added that the phased funding cut would taken $135 million away from hospices.
ACCESSION #
38897578

 

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