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CMS Pilot to Offer Hospice Patients Both Palliative, Curative Treatments

A new pilot program will give hospice patients more options in the type of care they wish to receive at the end of life, according to CMS. The program, Medicare Care Choices Model, will allow Medicare beneficiaries with advanced cancers, … finish reading CMS Pilot to Offer Hospice Patients Both Palliative, Curative Treatments

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Medicare Rule Prevents Simultaneous Fees for Hospice and SNF

Nursing home residents with advanced dementia who have Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) care cannot receive simultaneous reimbursement for hospice care, resulting in those patients receiving aggressive treatment and hospitalization, according to a new study from Brown University. The Medicare … finish reading Medicare Rule Prevents Simultaneous Fees for Hospice and SNF

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