TITLE

Providing Care At The End Of Life: Do Medicare Rules Impede Good Care?

AUTHOR(S)
Huskamp, Haiden A.; Buntin, Melinda Beeuwkes; Wang, Virginia; Newhouse, Joseph P.
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Health Affairs;May/Jun2001, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p204
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses problems faced by several types of providers delivering end-of-life services under fee-for-service Medicare. Ways in which Medicare benefit design and financing rules both facilitate and create barriers to effective end-of-life care; Overview of current Medicare payment systems.
ACCESSION #
4574642

 

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