TITLE

Medicare Hospices that Focus on Nursing Facility Residents

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2011, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the growth of Medicare hospice care for nursing facility residents. The author states some hospices may seek beneficiaries who have less complex care and a longer service period, which will contribute to larger profits. It is mentioned that the Office of Inspector General (OIG) recommends that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) monitor hospices that depend heavily on nursing facility residents and modify the payment system for such hospices.
ACCESSION #
65330008

 

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